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Changing the CommServe Host Name on a Client

You can change the full interface name of the CommServe computer on a client or a MediaAgent. The CommServe host name is used by the client and the MediaAgent to communicate with the CommServe.

Note: If you need to update the CommServe host name for a large number of clients (a bulk name change), contact Customer Support.

Procedure

  1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click the client or MediaAgent, and then click Properties.

    The properties dialog box appears.

  2. Update the name:

    On a Client Computer

    1. On the General tab, under Client Name, click Edit.
    2. In the Edit Client Name Dialog window, update CommServe Hostname with the new name.
    3. Click OK.

    On a MediaAgent Computer

    1. On the General tab, under Names, click Edit.
    2. In the Edit MediaAgent Name window, update MediaAgent CommServe Host Name with the new name.
    3. Click OK.
  3. Click OK to close the properties dialog box.