Troubleshooting server rename
This section details how to troubleshoot and correct errors that can occur during the offline or online portions of a server rename. In general, if anything goes wrong during a server rename, you will need to restore your database and configuration backups and try again. However, there are recoverable errors that do not require you to start over. Before you reattempt a rename, look for the specific problem in the following sections. If you do not find it, follow the general recovery procedures.