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Old 04-06-2009, 11:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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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?
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Old 04-06-2009, 11:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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didnt really make sense but sounds like once its done its done otherwise reinstall fresh
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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.
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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.

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then second question would be how to clear the old server name and services like bbim & mds-cs, in database?
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Cheers Knotty hunted but searched on the wrong words obvously

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

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