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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Rename a stand-alone server

Rename a stand-alone server by using Windows Powershell

To rename a SharePoint Server 2010 stand-alone server, you must use a Windows PowerShell 2.0 cmdlet. There is no user interface option for this action.

To rename a stand-alone server by using Windows PowerShell

  1. Verify that you meet the following minimum requirements: See Add-SPShellAdmin.
  2. On the Start menu, click All Programs.
  3. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products.
  4. Click SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.
  5. At the Windows PowerShell command prompt, type the following command:
Rename-SPServer [-Identity] <OriginalServerName> -Name <NewServerName>