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SBS 2008 Domain Rename

SBS 2008 standard was installed and configured with the wrong domain name. Bussiness name has changed and the owner wants the domain name changed. Is there any other way to do this than a reinstall?
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

Afraid not. SBS doesn't work with the Domain Rename tool at all.

If you had a spare server you might be able to migrate from one SBS to another, but that's rather reliant on having spares.

Chris
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
As Chris said it requires a rebuild. However in some cases the company will accept leaving the domain name the same and only changing Exchange for e-mail That is possible if it meets with company approval. Basically you set up Exchange to accept e-mail for multiple domains, and set the new domain as the default.
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sbsnewbieAuthor Commented:
I was pretty sure of that too. Thought it wouldn't hurt to ask. Thank you for your responses. one last thing. Is there a way to hide the domain name at the workstation and /or create an alias, Or UPN name that the workstations see in the "Log on to"?

Thanks
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Afraid not.
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sbsnewbieAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your input . How do I do points for this? there is really no solution.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
As per the help section; "sometimes you can't do that is the correct answer"

Chris-Dent's answer is the correct one.
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