Change Name of Server in MOSS Farm

  1. Change alternate access mappings in Central Administration
    1. Central Administration > Operations > Alternate access Mappings


    2. Edit each mapping so that it reflects your new server name
      1. Ensure port numbers are the same

  2. Use stsadm renameserver operation
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      stsadm -o renameserver -newservername <newname> -oldservername <oldname> 

  3. Rename Server
    1. My Computer > Properties > Computer Name (tab) > Change (button)
    2. Type in new name of server
    3. Reboot server

- Dan Lewis

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