rename windows2008 servers in AD
Posted on 2013-11-12
I am looking for experts recommendation to rename the servers.
Right now I have srv1 running my applications. I bought a new server and installed windows 2008 named as srv2. Both servers are on AD , same site .
I now have to rename srv2 to be as srv1 because of the drive maps and the application requires the same server name.
I have removed PCs several time and renamed them using AD users and comouters tool ,but not the servers..
Can I use “active directory users and computer” to rename the first server srv1 to srv1_old
Then rename srv2 to srv1.
I appreciate your help on this.