Solved

SBS 2011 modify Domain Name

Posted on 2012-03-28
3
459 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-28
Hi Experts,

is there any practicable Option to change Domain Name in SBS 2011.

thx++

livesaving needed ^^
0
Comment
Question by:reredok
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
FostWare earned 500 total points
ID: 37776426
No.

Once Exchange, AD, and the rest is set up, changing domain names is a royal pain and Microsoft will say No before you even finish that sentance...

It is possible to uninstall Exchange and AD, and then restart the SBS procedure (including ADPREP and Exchange) in earlier versions of SBS, but I haven't been able to get it to work in 2011.
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:James H
ID: 37776436
If you are referring to Active Directory domain name, then no there is only one way and that is to re-install OS.
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:KCTS
ID: 37776443
I have to agree - the only recommeded way to rename an SBS domain is to do a fresh install.
0

Featured Post

Free eBook: Backup on AWS

Everything you need to know about backup and disaster recovery with AWS, for FREE!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Case Summary: In this Article we introduce the new method to configure the default user profile using Automated profile copy with sysprep rather than the old ways such as the manual copy of a configured profile to default user profile Old meth…
On a regular basis I get questions about slow RDP performance, RDP connection problems, strange errors and even BSOD, remote computers freezing or restarting after initiation of a remote session. In a lot of this cases the quick solutions made b…
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
Michael from AdRem Software outlines event notifications and Automatic Corrective Actions in network monitoring. Automatic Corrective Actions are scripts, which can automatically run upon discovery of a certain undesirable condition in your network.…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question