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Old 05-13-2012, 05:12 AM   #1
rohitkanojia
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Talking How to change host name permanently in CentOS 6.2 ?


I install CentOS 6.2 in text mode, during installation hostname option didn't appear.Now it show "localhost" as host name, how it can be permanently, because i use "hostname newhostname" command but after reboot system it change back to "localhost".

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Old 05-13-2012, 05:53 AM   #2
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It should be in /etc/sysconfig/network - you just need to change the 'HOSTNAME' variable there.
 
Old 05-13-2012, 01:20 PM   #3
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http://www.ehowstuff.com/how-to-chan...os-6-2-server/

Might wish to edit host file too.
 
Old 05-14-2012, 01:17 AM   #4
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you installed it in TEXT ONLY mode so no GUI

nano is installed by default
-- normal non root user---
Code:
su -
nano /etc/sysconfig/network
VI might be

you might also want to install MC ( midnight Commander)

so a text install

did you make a NORMAL user account ( adduser) or are you running as root ( if so BAD idea for most things)
 
  


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