Specify the alias of a computer in a domain

To specify the alias of a computer in a domain

Note

You must be a member of the Domain Administrators group to complete this procedure.

To specify the alias of a computer in a domain
  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.

    To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.

    You can also open Active Directory Users and Computers from within Server Manager, by expanding Roles and then Active Directory Domain Services in the hierarchy pane, and then selecting Active Directory Users and Computers.

  2. In the console tree, click the Computers folder.

  3. In the details pane, right-click the computer you want to administer, and then click Properties.

  4. Click the UNIX Attributes tab.

  5. In the Alias box, type the alias of the computer, and then click Add.

  6. To save the changes and keep the dialog box open, click Apply. To save the changes and close the dialog box, click OK.

Note

There is no command-line method for this procedure. To remove an alias of the computer, select the alias in the List of Aliases list, and then click Remove.

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