Chnage of IP for the Samba PDC

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Mar 20 12:31:18 GMT 2001

Jayanti Bodhania wrote:
> We are changing the IP address of our Samba PDC this weekend
> (hostname remaining the same).  Can anyone confirm (or deny)
> that it will not be neccessary for all PC clients to re-join
> the domain.
> Thanks

My understanding is that its the MACHINE.SID and DOMAIN.SID files that
matter (the names change depending on the verions of samba).  I don't
think IP address matters.  (I think its even possible to run PDCs on
DHCP addresses...).

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