Change the name of your computer

When connected to a network, your computer can be referred to by its host name. It is possible to change the host name of your computer.


You must be a member of the admin group in order to change the computer host name.

  1. Open SystemAdministrationNetwork.

  2. Press Unlock and enter your password in the Password for (username): field.

  3. Press the Authenticate button.

  4. Click the General tab. Enter the name of the computer in the Host name field.

Restart the computer for the change to take effect.