Windows Server 2008 comes with a different Editions and once of them is Server Core.

Now you have installed Server Core and now you need to change the Hostname. How you will do that…? there is no GUI only command prompt which you can see here…

So lets see how we can do that

We can type Hostname to show up the current computer name of that server.


We can run a command as below

Hit Enter

You need to Type Y and Enter

Now this is done successfully, now just need to reboot and check server shows new name.

This is After a Reboot of the Server – Server Shows New Name




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