[Samba] Is it possible to change the domain name?

lingpanda101 at gmail.com lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 13:17:17 UTC 2016

On 10/5/2016 8:27 AM, ali via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> The only way I have come up so far to rename the domain is by
> re-provisioning Samba using the samba-tool utility. This, however, requires
> to remove the sam configuration file and the entire database file.
> This is definitely not very convenient as all the objects including the
> users, groups, and GPOs and their links will be destroyed.
> My question:
> Is there a better way to rename the Samba4 domain name provisioned once
> with active directory role without losing the objects and GPOs?
> Best Regards,
> Ali
I don't believe this will be easy at the moment. This will require 
creating trusts, which Samba doesn't fully support yet.  I'm curious how 
others have approached this topic as well.


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