[Samba] Classic upgrade and member servers

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 2 18:11:12 UTC 2017

On Tue, 2017-01-31 at 22:16 +0000, Alex Crow via samba wrote:
> You don't have to rename per se.
> You can rejoin to AD with "ad.corp.com" as your hostname (and entry
> in
> /etc/hosts, which you will need) but if your member servers are  on
> the
> same IP and your original DNS preserves your A records you'll still
> be
> able to connect via <servername>.corp.com after a rejoin in ADS mode.
> We did it two months ago and didn't have to change any logon scripts
> or
> profile/home dir entries.
> Cheers
> Alex

Yes, just set dnsHostName to match the original name under corp.com (or
otherwise add host/servername.corp.com as an SPN) and Kerberos will
even work with the other names.

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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