[Samba] Change hostname of the main domain controller of the Active Directory
mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Fri Aug 22 09:34:17 MDT 2014
Am 22.08.2014 09:45, schrieb Quentin Gibeaux:
> With Samba4 and Active Directory the hostname of the server is read
> during provision, to set the netbios name. It's even asked to set
> /etc/hostname and /etc/hosts in respect with the chosen domain/realm names.
> I've seen that on real windows AD that it's possible to change the
> hostname of the domain controller with netdom command, but is there a
> way to do so on Samba4 ?
> The netbios name seems to be referenced in several locations :
> * in smb.conf
> * in the ldb :
> o msSFU30MasterServerName in some entries located in
> o user's profilePath
> o it's own domain controller entry located in
> CN=$NETBIOS,OU=Domain Controllers,DC=...
> o it's RID entry : CN=RID Set,CN=$NETBIOS,OU=Domain Controllers,DC=...
> o fSMORoleOwner in CN=RID Manager$,CN=System,DC=... and in
> o the user dns-$NETBIOS
> o fSMORoleOwner msDs-masteredBy msDS-IsDomainFor masteredBy in
> DC=... entry
> Any clue to update the server's hostname ?
Don't do the renaming manually inside the databases! You will corrupt
and set the new name in your smb.conf
But I suggest a test in a save environment first.
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