[Samba] RPC Server Unavailable Message

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 22 12:22:45 MST 2014

On 22/12/14 19:05, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Hello Asai,
> Am 22.12.2014 um 19:55 schrieb Rowland Penny:
>>> localhost isn't the name of the ad dc, at least that's not what I
>>> intended.  How do I change it without reprovisioning?  Can you provide
>>> a link to some documentation?
>> I cannot provide a link to any documentation, this is because, I don't
>> know of any, I don't think it would be very easy to change it in AD, you
>> would have to change every instance of 'LOCALHOST' to your new name and
>> probably a lot of other links. It will probably be easier to start again.
> To rename the DC, you can try
>     source4/scripting/bin/renamedc
> It's part of the source package. But I never tried it.

Never mind tried it, I had never heard of it :-D

It also doesn't seem to come with the Debian packages.


> If you also have for the DC in your directory, try changing it:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Change_IP_address_of_the_DC
> Regards,
> Marc

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