Can I use a temporarily Domain name to do an installation of a system and later join de system to the real domain ?

Can I use a temporarily Domain name (Windows Server 2003) to do an installation of a 800xA System? I will test the system. After, I will disconnect the system and join the system to the real domain (with the same name as the temporarily Domain Name). Can I after migrate informations (like username and policy) from Temporarily Domain name to the New Domain Name?
archer_compAsked:
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Rich RumbleSecurity SamuraiCommented:
The SID's won't be the same, even if the CN/DN's are... SID's are what resolves names in explorer. Add a user to a goup in AD... delete that user after 30 minutes have past. Go look at that group again, you will see the user's SID and not the user's name. It won't work like you think, I've not tried, but that's what I predict. SID's are composed of two parts, the predictable portion and the random portion:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_Identifier SIDS apply to computers and usernames
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Glen KnightCommented:
Technically, there is no reason why this wouldn't work.
any groups, users etc that are created as part of the installation must be re-created on the live domain when you join it up.
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Rich RumbleSecurity SamuraiCommented:
You would have to unjoin the temp, and then join the production, which would eliminate most traces of the old domain. Plus usernames for one, even if all info looks identical, aren't... SID's are used to differentiate usernames, and the SID resolution would not work once you joined the production domain.
http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/answer/SID-explained
-rich
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archer_compAuthor Commented:
If I recreate usernames and reassign groups and permission in the production domain. Will all programs(800xa System, Office, AVG..etc) in the migrated PC will run normally?
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Glen KnightCommented:
I see no reason why not.
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archer_compAuthor Commented:
All programs works after the migration, except "ABB 800xa System for Harmony".
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Glen KnightCommented:
What is that? Probably best to contact the developer
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