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Identify the computer owning an IP address whose DNS record is 'borrowed' from an old computer

I am in the process of clearing out old computer accounts from an Active Directory domain that I inherited responsibility for. In this environment stale records are not removed from DNS so there are ...
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Rename hostname

If you rename the PC's hostname at the PC while it is connected to the domain, will it find that original hostname in AD and rename it there as well?
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Cannot rename a computer on a domain

I'm trying to rename a server in a domain which has already given me a few problems. Since a long time i cannot ping the hostname of it from another computer in the domain. The DC is a Windows ...
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how to add linux computer to windows network

i need to add a linux to a network, and assign it a hostname in active directory. any clues on how to do that? i know how to set things up on the windows box, but not how to give it a recognizable ...
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Will Active Directory Allow You to Add Two Computers of the Same Name?

I'm hoping someone can confirm my observations because I'm questioning my memory... The title kind of says it all. While working rapidly on deploying a number of similar systems, it appeared that we ...
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Can a server have two “names”?

I'm replacing a sever and wanted to know if there's a way the new server can have two names. For example: What we have now: Old server: srv New server: srv-new What I'd like to have after we cut ...