Changing DC's IP address (Bind 9.8.x) for testing

Pavel Herrmann morpheus.ibis at
Wed Dec 7 10:35:10 MST 2011


IMHO this should work, or at least get you a working DNS.

why not make a backup of all your ldbs and just try? :)


On Wednesday 07 of December 2011 09:38:41 Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> I upgraded by S3 domain to S4 using the upgrade script.  To do that i
> had to have the S4 test box connected to the production network.  Now I
> want to take it to the test network.  But the Bind 9.8.x instance using
> the DLZ still has the old address... dynamic dns update doesn't work
> because the tool can't find the KDC because DNS returns the wrong IP
> address.
> Can I modify the DNS zone using an ldb tool [ldbmodify]? To change the
> IP of the DC (the only address in DNS at this point, everything seems to
> CNAME back to the address).
> Under the older Bind config I just changed the one or two lines in the
> text zone file when I moved the VM from production to testing.

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