Change the name of a rack

The procedure for changing the name of a rack depends on how the rack was added to the appliance.

Add method

Initial naming method

Name change method

Automatically added when the appliance discovers an enclosure the rack contains for c7000 enclosures.

Defined by enclosure Onboard Administrator (OA)

Change rack name from enclosure OA

Automatically discovered from a ProLiant server with Location Discovery Services for c7000 enclosures.

Assigned using rack serial number as rack name

Change the name of a rack

Manually from the Racks screen.

Defined by the user

Edit the properties of a rack

If you change the name of a rack that has its name defined by the enclosure OA, the name will revert the next time the appliance reads the SCMB (State-Change Message Bus).