Change Servername on Standalone 2003 DC

Posted on 2006-04-30
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Hi all,
I have a single server domain - new Server, new domain. I upgraded the server, and as the AD was not in a good way in the old domain, setup a new domain, with a different server name to the old one. Now the problem is, they had some proprietry software running on the old server, that has the old server name hard coded. Am I able to simply change the name of the new server (2003) or do I need to "prepare" it first by various means.

Appreciate your help
Question by:zimboman
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    Hi zimboman,

    2003 allows you to rename your DC, thats all simple and easy, however recreate your DNS host record once completed

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