To rename a computer attached to a Domain:
C:\Users\Administrator> netdom renamecomputer SAI /newname:SAIBABA /userD:hq\Administrator Passwordd:**** /usero:hq\Administrator /passwordo:***** /reboot
This renames the computer and reboots for the changes to take effect.
The syntax is
In the above, if you enter “*” instead of the password then it will prompt for the respective user password.
The UserD & PasswordD options allows to make connection to the domain controller
The UserO & passworO options allows to make connection to the local host. This could be the same as the Domain Admin.