You can use this recipe to rename a computer.
To rename a device's hostname, you'll need to log on to the device with administrative privileges and have the (delegated) privilege in Active Directory to change the corresponding computer object.
Additionally, the device needs to be on the same logical networks as at least one of the domain controllers. You might be able to rename a device when connected through a VPN connection—when the required traffic is allowed through.
There are three ways to change the...