CAF setcomputername command fails

Document ID : KB000046912
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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'Caf setcomputername <name>' command fails with error: "This setting cannot be changed because it is controlled by DSM policy..... "


All versions of CA Client Automation


This error occurs when the ‘Default Computer Policy->Agent->Use the operating system name for the agent’ configuration policy parameter is set to ‘True’.

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Set this policy to ‘False’ for the ability to set the computer name using the ‘caf setcomputername <name>’ command.