If you want to rename NIC adapters with PowerShell, follow this tutorial:

Step 1. Open PowerShell with admin privileges

Step 2. Execute the following command,

Rename-NetAdapter -Name "<Old NIC Adapter Name>" -NewName "<New Adapter Name>"

Example

If you want to rename an old NIC Ethernet to a new name ManagementAdapter, the command should look like,

Rename-NetAdapter -Name "Ethernet" -NewName "ManagementAdapter"

That's it, hope this tutorial helps you.

 

How To Rename NIC Adapters with PowerShell
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About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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