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Any issues with changing IP of a domain controller?

Posted on 2007-03-19
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I want to add another DC on my domain - Windows 2003 AD ..  I ran dcpromo and is now an additional domain controller .. now my question is .. I'm moving this server to another office .. will I run into any issues if I change the IP address of this server to reflect the IP's on my other office. It will use the same DNS and Subnet.
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No, you should not get any trouble. Only don't forget to change the gateway address, too.

See:
http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/library/80e432f2-10b6-4768-8a3e-54e357e8fc441033.mspx?mfr=true
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When you change the address, check your DNS zones to make sure no A records exist for the old address.
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by:Jay_Jay70
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DNS is the crucial thing here....make sure to run a dcdiag when complete....
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by:rindi
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If any PC's or services were connecting to this server using the IP address as opposed to the DNS name, then of course those PC's and Services will have problems.
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Thank you for everybody's response ..
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