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Netbackup, Change Domain Name

Created: 18 Mar 2012 • Updated: 13 Nov 2012 | 2 comments
Backup.Admin's picture
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What are the requaired steps on the Master Server/Media Server of Netbackup 7.0 installed on Windows 2008 R2 after change the domain name.

without changing the Server name, just change the domain name.

Thank you all for your cooperation.

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Marianne's picture

It all depends on how NBU was installed - using shortname or FQDN.

Shortname is easy - just change/add the alias for FQDN.

FQDN - nothing easy about that. Changing this name in NBU is seen as hostname change.

Please share output of 'nbemmcmd -listhosts -verbose'.

If you do not want to share names publically, feel free to change them to something like this:

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

Backup.Admin's picture

 Thank you Marianne, Since we you the Host name instead of FQDN it was easy and also for all Clients we used the host name aslo,, i faced another issue that we change IP addresses for some clients and we solve this issue by clearing the Master server Cache.

The below two Tech notes help me and useful.