After upgrading to Windows 8.1, the Niagara G3 / AX hostId changed.

Issue

Running a G3 / AX server with version 3.8 on a Windows 8.0 host.
After a recent upgrade to Windows 8.1, the Niagara hostId was changed.

Product Line

TAC I/A Series

Environment

Niagara G3 / AX 3.8

Cause

Recent operating system upgrade

Resolution

Add the following line to the nre.properties fie:  disableHostIdGeneration=true

right after "softjace=false"
 

Community link:   https://community.niagara-central.com/ord?portal:/discussion/DiscussionThread/17626