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Old 02-11-2009, 01:54 AM   #1
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How to change the hostname?


I would like to how to change the hostname of my system with OS RHEL 5.0.

Thanks in advance..
Old 02-11-2009, 02:02 AM   #2
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You should be able to do the following:

sudo hostname newhostname
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This guide will allow you to change the hostname and ensure you don't miss anything..

the /proc/sys/kernel/hostname section, near the bottom of the how-to, allows you to finalize the change without having to reboot your system. Make sure you do each check/step from the top down on this list..

enjoy !
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Hey thanks alot friends.. that is working...


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