In post I’ll show how I’m renaming the hostname of my Nano Server 2016 Server which can only be done from the PowerShell.
As you will see below the recovery console does not have an option to rename the hostname and the only way to do this Is using PowerShell.
To change the host name I type:
Rename-Computer -NewName NanoTP05 –PassThru
To restart the computer, I type
And as you can see below, my Nano Server has a new Hostname