Samba 4.0 alpha 17 this week?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Sep 1 14:54:18 MDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 14:35 +0200, theoutlander at wrote:
> Sadly, this isn't what I need. Maybe you have any knowledge about
> tool/method to rename a main domain? For example rename ""
> into ""? Is it possible at all?

This is possible with AD on Windows, but we have not investigated the
mechanism or allowed for it in Samba.

Is this currently a Samba domain you want to migrate, or is it a Windows
domain?  If it is still running on Windows, you could rename it there
first, before migrating to Samba.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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