[Samba] [samba] Changing AD domain short name (aka workgroup)

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Jun 24 10:28:47 UTC 2016

On 24/06/16 11:13, mathias dufresne wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is it possible to change the workgroup name of an AD hosted by Samba? Is it
> sufficient to just change "workgroup = " option on all DC and restart them?
> or is this short name written also inside the DB itself?
> Best regards,
> mathias

If you provisioned with '--use-rfc2307' then 'ypServ30.ldif' will have 
been loaded, in which case, your AD will be splattered with your 
workgroup name.


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