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Old 09-15-2003, 10:42 PM   #1
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Question What is a hostname used for?


My hostname is, by default (Red Hat 9), localhost something or another. What is the purpose of a hostname, and can I change mine to something else. If so how.

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Old 09-15-2003, 11:04 PM   #2
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A hostname identifies your computer on a network, and should be settable in your network config programs
 
  


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