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OS: Chrome
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Type: Feature

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issue 126802



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Regarding Issue 126802, UI for creating Chrome Device hostnames, can this be in the Admin control panel
Reported by mike.el...@communitychoice.us, Dec 21 2016 Back to list
UserAgent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; CrOS x86_64 8872.70.0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/55.0.2883.87 Safari/537.36
Platform: 8872.70.0 (Official Build) stable-channel panther

Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Open network router
2. Search for connected equipment
3. No information on Chrome OS devices

What is the expected behavior?
The ability to give devices on the network a name so they can be easily identified. Easier than identifying by IP address.

What went wrong?
They don't currently do this, https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=126802#c64

Did this work before? No 

Chrome version: 55.0.2883.87  Channel: stable
OS Version: 8872.70.0
Flash Version: Shockwave Flash 23.0 r0

I'm unable to comment in the other thread, but I would like to request that this ability to add hostnames, if it is ever added, be added into the G Suite administration panel under Chrome Devices so I can assign hostnames to all my devices from a single convenient location.
 
Labels: -Type-Bug Type-Feature
Owner: dskaram@chromium.org
David to prioritize this FR
Comment 2 by dskaram@google.com, Jan 2 2017
Blockedon: 126802
We will def look into this once the source item is resolved.
Comment 3 by dskaram@google.com, Jan 2 2017
Status: Assigned
Comment 4 by dskaram@google.com, Jan 2 2017
Labels: -Pri-2 Pri-3
This is a HUGE need for us.  Please, Google, help with this situation.
Comment 6 by bmorr...@grbeavers.org, Sep 22 (2 days ago)
I would like to be able to do this also for my devices.  Please add the feature.
Comment 7 by br...@bentonschools.org, Sep 22 (2 days ago)
Without having the hostname configurable and available, it makes troubleshooting wireless, dhcp, etc issues difficult.  Please add this so that we can add a hostname to our devices and then identify them in our router, switch, dhcp, etc client lists where connected hostnames are displayed.  Thanks!
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