changing DNs

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by jackiec, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jul 14, 2009
    I am in the process of changing our server from a standalone server to a PDC. I do, of course, want to test the server with a test computer in my office before connecting all the other computers in the office to it. However, i have ran into a bump in the road. I need to change the DNS setting from to I do not wnat to do it wrong and corrupt the DNS and then have to do a complete reinstall. The reason i need to change the DNS is because i already have a PDC whose domain is, and i cannot demote it to a BDC. So any advice would be GREAT!! Thanks so much in advance:D
  2. macrumors 6502

    Feb 13, 2006
    You would need to issue a terminal command; this is generally how it is done.

    changeip -checkhostname (to see what it is set to currently)

    changeip old-ip new-ip old-hostname new-hostname

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