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SEP 04-06-2009 10:10 AM

host name / service name
 
I just changed the computer name to new name Y but the service name still says X even after restarting services. How do I update the service name to match the new host name?

knottyrope 04-06-2009 10:16 AM

read more here

http://www.blackberryforums.com/bes-...rver-name.html

SEP 04-06-2009 10:35 AM

didnt really make sense but sounds like once its done its done otherwise reinstall fresh

knottyrope 04-06-2009 10:56 AM

Would be nice if it were more clear during the first install.

Usually defaults to windows server name and most new BESAdmins just click next since it looks correct from a naming perspective.

SEP 04-06-2009 11:12 AM

it was correct at the time but moving geographical locations so not now(location in name). not sure why its like it is because you are rebooting after a AD computer name anyway so its not for uptime or because of different bes instances but i do notice that there are lots and lots of registry entries with this service name and not of host name so its not designed to easily automatically update.

SEP 04-06-2009 11:53 AM

then second question would be how to clear the old server name and services like bbim & mds-cs, in database?

knottyrope 04-06-2009 12:27 PM

try this out
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SEP 04-07-2009 06:30 AM

Cheers Knotty hunted but searched on the wrong words obvously

edit: yeah all works! nice'n'tidy now. cheers again (y)


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