Renaming a network port on a server

You might want to rename a port to reflect its function. For example, suppose you add a second TCP/IP port named SRV-TCP so that clustered servers can communicate over a private network. Then you might want to might want to rename the original TCP/IP port through which users will communicate with the server USR-TCP.


  1. From the Domino® Administrator or Web Administrator, click the server on which you want to rename a port.
  2. Click the Configuration tab.
  3. Do one of these:
    • From the Domino® Administrator's Tools pane, choose Server > Setup Ports.
    • From the Web Administrator's Port tool, choose Setup.
  4. Select the port you want to rename.
  5. Click Rename, and then enter the new name. Do not use spaces in the port name.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click the Server > Status tab.
  8. Do one of these so that the change takes effect:
    • From the Domino® Administrator's Tools pane, choose Restart Port. (If you cannot see the Tools pane, make sure you are in the Server Tasks view.)
    • From the Web Administrator's Ports tool, choose Restart.
  9. In the server document, on the Ports > Notes Network Ports tab, change the name of the port to the new name and save the document.
  10. If this server is the source server for any Connection documents in the Domino® Directory, click Server > Connections.
  11. Select a Connection document and click Edit Connection.
  12. On the Basics tab, enter the new port name in the Use the port(s) field.
  13. Save and close the Connection document.
  14. Repeat steps 10 to 13 for each Connection document for which this server is the source.