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    Windows2k3 - Domain PC Name Change

    Dear Team,

    My Windows2k3 domain name ADSTARTOURS and the name of the domain Server is "servername".
    I am in need to change this domain server name from "servername" to another.
    I have a secondory domain also in place and runing.


    Please advice me will this disturb my network and Activedirectory.
    If so What are the precaution steps I need to take.

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    You can change the server name any time you like, as long as you login to the server with domain admin privileges. You change the name on the computer and it automatically changes the name in AD.
    Make sure your other machines do not reference the server by name, or that they change the reference after the name change. This is most likely to occur when you map drives.

    cheers, Paul

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    thanks for your quick reply and I changed the name and did not face any issues.

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