Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Rendom.exe is a command-line tool that is used to rename Active Directory domains. A domain rename is a complex operation that also requires other tools and processes in addition to using Rendom.exe. For more information about renaming a Windows Server 2003 domain, see Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Domain Rename Tools ( For more information about renaming Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 domains, see Administering Active Directory Domain Rename (