Rename A Domain Joined Nano Server 2016 Hostname

This article will show you how to rename a Domain Joined Nano Server 2016.

The process of renaming a Non Domain Joined Nano Server Is different and much easier. I have documented It In the article How To Rename A Nano Server Hostname.

The process of renaming a Domain Joined Nano Server Is the same as joining a Nano Server to the Domain.

To rename a Domain Joined Nano Server we need to use the same process of Joining the Nano Server to the domain

To start the process login to a Domain Controller In your Environment and run the line below with the new name:

djoin.exe /provision /domain TEST /machine NEWNAME /savefile .\Filename

Next:

djoin /requestodj /loadfile c:\nanoserver05 /windowspath c:\windows /localos

Restart Nano Server, When the server comes online it will have the new name.

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