PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Rename Network Adapter

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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to rename network adapters in Windows Server 2012 R2.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question  Is there a way to use Windows PowerShell in Windows Server 2012 R2 to rename a network adapter?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer  Use the Rename-NetAdapter cmdlet.
          For example, to rename the network adapter called “Ethernet” to “ManagementPort”:

Rename-NetAdapter “Ethernet” –NewName “ManagementPort”


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