Change the Hostname of the App Control Server
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Change the Hostname of the App Control Server


Article ID: 286465


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Carbon Black App Control (formerly Cb Protection)


Steps to change the Server Address (hostname) of the App Control Server.


  • App Control Agent: All Supported Versions
  • App Control Server: All Supported Versions


  1. Verify the DNS Server has been configured to send traffic from the old Server Address to the new Server Address.
  2. Log in to the Console and navigate to System Configuration > General > Edit.
  3. Update the Server Address to match the new name.
  4. Once the changes have been applied:
  5. Existing Agents will continue to attempt to connect via the old Server Address, unless manually updated using the setserver command.
  6. If SAML is in use, the Identity Provider may need to be reconfigured with the updated XML containing the new hostname.

Additional Information

An Agent Upgrade will not change the Server Address the Agent uses.