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Changing the static ip address of a domain controller

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 Hi,

I have to change the whole ip address scheme for the office. I will also change the static ip address of the dc. Are there any tips/tricks about this issue? Should I follow steps from a document. Thanks in advance for your help.

Regards.

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not really, shutdown your machines and doyour server first, make sure you flush your dns and recreate an approp host file
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Here's a couple of guides:
http://searchwinsystems.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid68_gci924473,00.html
(Note when it says Delete your type A records, it means for that server only - that IP address only).

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Win2000/Q_21477242.html
More links and ideas on the topic in the above thread.
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after the ip change is complete I just have to change/control host type entries under my dns zone? I have simulated the process on virtual machine and discovered that after the ip address is changed a host entry is created automatically under dns zone. I just delete the old entry. Is that ok? thanks.

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thats fine :)
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