rename_object

Use the rename_object command to rename the selected object. You can replace only the first relative distinguished name in the selected object. You do not need to save the object after you change the name.

Zone type

Not applicable

Syntax

rename_object name

Abbreviation

rno

Options

This command takes no options.

Arguments

This command takes the following argument:

Argument Type Description

name

string

Required. Specifies the replacement relative distinguished name for the first relative distinguished name in the selected object.

Return value

This command returns nothing if it runs successfully.

Examples

The following example selects the user object Lois Lane and changes her name to LoisLane:

select_object “cn=Lois Lane,cn=Users,dc=demo,dc=test”
rename_object LoisLane

The following example selects the organizational unit UnixServers an renames it to UNIX Servers:

select_object “ou=UnixServers,ou=Centrify,dc=demo,dc=test”
rno “UNIX Servers”

In both examples, quotes are required to preserve spaces in object names.

Related commands

The following command performs actions related to this command: