[Samba] RPC Server Unavailable Message

Asai asai at globalchange.media
Mon Dec 22 15:42:13 MST 2014

 From what I thought I did, I named the domain avalon.local.  That's 
what the computers will join to.  What does the netbios name have to do 
with the DC?

With folder redirection I end up getting a name like 

How much chance of messing up things is there if I run the rename script?

On 12/22/14 12:22 PM, Rowland Penny wrote:
> 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.
> Rowland
>> 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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