[Samba] Renaming a computer on a Samba domain
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 10:01:12 MST 2010
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 11:57 AM, Jason Somers
<jason at redbarncomputers.com> wrote:
> We shift computers around a lot, and therefore need to rename several
> whenever we get new batches of systems in.
> Tried simply renaming a system while on the domain, but got an "access
> denied" error. I WAS able to disjoin the domain, remove the LDAP entry for
> the computer, log in as a local administrator, rename the computer, and
> rejoin the domain a different computer name.
> However, this is a HUGE pain. The number of reboots alone is a genuine
> time-killer. Doing it one several systems can waste an entire day. Does
> anyone have any suggestions?
Do all of these steps with only rebooting at the end even though
windows tells you to reboot after every step.
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