Change Exchange 2003 Server Name

I am researching if it is possible to change the name of our Exchange 2003 
server. I've heard this is possible (perhaps incorrectly) with Service Pack 
2, but I can find no documentation of this in the release notes.

Not changing out servers -- it will be the same server, and no other changes 
will be be made, just that we want to change the name of it, say, for 
example, from EXCHANGESERV to EXCH.

Is this possible (with service pack 2 or without)?

Thanks.
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No, it is not possible to change the name of the server.  At least not if 
you want Exchange to still function afterwards.  Sorry.

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"CasinoTech" <CasinoTech@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:3378D335-5B80-4AC3-B808-652B70B4AD0B@microsoft.com...
>I am researching if it is possible to change the name of our Exchange 2003
> server. I've heard this is possible (perhaps incorrectly) with Service 
> Pack
> 2, but I can find no documentation of this in the release notes.
>
> Not changing out servers -- it will be the same server, and no other 
> changes
> will be be made, just that we want to change the name of it, say, for
> example, from EXCHANGESERV to EXCH.
>
> Is this possible (with service pack 2 or without)?
>
> Thanks. 


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Ben
9/15/2006 9:06:28 PM
That's what I thought. Thank you very much.

"Ben Winzenz [Exchange MVP]" wrote:

> No, it is not possible to change the name of the server.  At least not if 
> you want Exchange to still function afterwards.  Sorry.
> 
>
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9/15/2006 9:23:02 PM
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