How do I rename a site?
When you install your first domain controller, the domain controller creates
the default site Default-First-Site-Name. This name isnít helpful, so you
might want to rename it.
- Start the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Active Directory Sites and
Services snap-in. (Select Programs, Administrative Tools, Active Directory
Sites and Services from the Start menu.)
- Expand the Sites branch.
- Right-click the site you want to rename (i.e., Default-First-Site-Name),
and select Rename, as the Screen shows. (Alternatively, select the site and
- Enter the new name, and press Enter.