NetDom RenameComputer Error

Posted on 2006-05-21
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Attempting  to use NetDom to remotley rename a workstaion in a Windows 2003 native AD. Below is the error.

C:\>netdom renamecomputer jwood /newname:IPP-JWood /userd:DomainLogon
/passwordd:DomainPaasword /usero:WorkStaionLogon /passwordo:WorkstaionPassword /reboot:20

The attempt to read the machine role information on jwood
failed with error 1717. Unable to determine if the machine is in the
midst of a role change or domain controller upgrade.

The interface is unknown.

The command failed to complete successfully.

The workstation was moved from one domain to another domain using the migration wizard.

How do i correct this error?

Question by:hillch
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    this should be \password
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    sorry ignore that last bit im referencing that doco, there is a slash in there that is the wrong direction

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