[Samba] Samba Domain Rename
frostyfrog2 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 15:25:27 MDT 2013
Yeah, I've never fully set up a samba *checks samba version* 4 domain. What
I suggested was what I thought might work. I guess it's time for me to
completely set things up and see how it works.
>From a friendly web page developer.
On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 2:52 AM, Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com> wrote:
> If Sandeep is running Samba 4 as an Active Directory domain controller,
> then I very much doubt that just editing the workgroup setting in smb.conf
> will fix it. There are e.g. files in the samba private directory named
> after the domain and also containing the name of the domain.
> I don't know if there's a straightforward way of renaming the domain. I
> suspect there isn't.
> Sandeep, if you don't get a good answer here, you could try getting the
> attention of one of the Samba developers on the IRC channel, perhaps.
> On 2 July 2013 07:49, Frostyfrog <frostyfrog2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm not sure which distro you are using (I use Archlinux), but these steps
>> should work if you have command line access (press the key surrounded in
>> when there is one, don't type the <> or the stuff inside):
>> 1. Login to the server
>> 2. type: vim /etc/samba/smb.conf<enter>
>> 3. type: /workgroup =<enter>
>> (If that doesn't work, try it without the equals)
>> 4. press the arrow keys until it is placed just after the equals
>> 5. type c$
>> 6. type in what you want the new domain name to be
>> 7. press <esc>
>> 8. type: :wq
>> 9. restart samba
>> Disclaimer: These steps are not for those who have no idea what they are
>> doing (although it may seem that way), please proceed with caution.
>> From a friendly web page developer.
>> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 11:24 PM, Sandeep Kumar <sandeep.kumar at arborfs.com
>> > Hi Team,
>> > I am using samba 4 Domain in my production environment and everything
>> > working fine but now for some reason I have to rename the domain
>> > Can you please help on this, I need to do this asap
>> > Waiting for your response………
>> > Many Thanks,
>> > Sandeep Kumar
>> > *Arbor Financial Systems Ltd*
>> > Direct: +91 172 400 6144
>> > Support: +44 (0) 203 070 9650
>> > www.arborfs.com
> Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>
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