Thursday, June 13, 2013

Remotely rename domain computer name

It's a easy way to remotely rename domain computer name by using "netdom".

1. Log in a computer which contains "netdom" command.
2. Launch "Command Prompt" as administrator.
3. Perform "netdom renamecomputer <oldcomputername> /newname:<newcomputername> /ud:<Domain>\Administrator /pd:* /Reboot:10" to provide domain administrator credential to change the domain computer name.

4. Enter the password of Domain Administrator.

5. Enter "Y".

As a result, the destination computer will be rebooted and changed the computer name.

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