Sorry, we are moving into active directory. I need to do a few things.
Enable all active directory services
Change the server name
Join the domain
Change the SEARCH DOMAINS (under DNS and Routing in the GUI)
I have a script working. It uses a modified version of your host rename function, then uses get-vmhostAuthentication | set-vmhostauthentication cmdlets; however, its over 500 lines long and can probably be cut significantly.
if i can do it all from ESXCLI id be happy to.
When i do this:
I recieve null feedback; however, i know i have 3 domains listed under the servers dns search configuration.
get-member revealed the following:
That should be
Great tips! thanks for sharing.
I am trying to avoid the remove/re-add process as that i think historical data are lost on a host when remove and re-add. And some custom fileds and custom values on the host might be wiped out as well...
There must be a way to just update the hostname displayed under hosts and cluster views? (After changing the hostname on the esxi host and dns first of course).