Preparing for the Domain Rename Operation
Updated: November 4, 2010
Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
This task helps you prepare for the domain rename operation. The goal of the preparation phase for the domain rename operation is to ensure that the prerequisites for the domain rename operation are in place. Completing these preliminary tasks will ensure a smooth implementation of domain renaming or domain restructuring in your forest. You can use the "Checklist: Preparing for the domain rename operation" in Appendix C: Checklists for the Domain Rename Operation to make sure that you have completed all of the required preliminary tasks. If these prerequisites are not satisfied, domain rename cannot be performed successfully.
To complete this task, perform the following procedures: