Changing Computer Name

You can control the name of the Windows device.

  1. Go to Policy in the top panel.
  2. Go to Policy > Node Policy > Agent Action in the left Policy panel.
  3. Find and click Change Computer Name in the Agent Action window.

Under General section:

  1. For CWP Message, add message to be displayed in accordance with the Policy.
  2. For Label, add labels to help categorize your plugins with custom labels that appear in the "Description" field.

Under Agent Actions section:

  1. For Boolean Operator, choose AND or OR to add optional conditions.
  2. For Settings, click Add and select your optional conditions: Criteria/Operator/Value

Under Plugin Settings section:

  1. For Control Method, specify a if you would like to change the Hostname to a User Defined value, or a value based on the Hostname Rule of the Node Policy
    • If User Defined: enter a hostname.
  2. For Restart Options, specify whether to Prompt or Restart.
    • Delaying Computer Restart, specify time to postpone a restart. (seconds - hours)
  3. For Agent Execution Account, specify an account that can change a computer name from drop-down.
  4. For Execution Interval, adjust Periodic Interval. (Seconds - months)
  5. Click Update.
  6. Go to Node Policy in the left Policy panel.
  7. Click the Default Policy in Node Policy window.
  8. Find Agent Action. Click Assign.
  9. Find Change Computer Name in the Available section. Select and drag it into the Selected section.
  10. Click Add.
  11. Click Update.


The name cannot contain all special and blank characters except the minus sign (-), and must be less than 63 bytes.