NETDOM MoveNT4BDC (Windows Server 2003/2008/R2/2012 + Windows 7/8)

Rename an NT 4.0 backup domain controller (move it to a new domain)

Syntax
      NETDOM MOVENT4BDC machine
         [/Domain:domain] [/REBoot[:Time_in_seconds]]

Key:

   machine     The name of the backup Domain Controller to be renamed

   /Domain     The new name of the domain

   /REBoot     Shutdown and automatically reboot after the Rename
               has completed.  The number of seconds before automatic
               shutdown can also be provided.  Default = 30 seconds

Netdom options can be abbreviated to just the UPPER case letters, e.g. /REBoot can be supplied as just /REB

Example

Join backup domain controller bdc001 to the Windows NT 4.0 domain domNew:

netdom bdc001 moveNT4BDC /domain:domNew

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