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Old 01-29-2013, 01:45 PM   #1
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domain change steps/files to change -- Red Hat

Our servers are currently running on Red Hat 5.8. What files need to be touched in order to implement a domain name change, i.e. '' to '' -- omitting the dns server changes? If this can be done without redirects besides 301's, I'd prefer that. We are using Apache as a web server with several virtual hosts on each server. Each virtual host name will need to reflect the new domain, such as '' to ''.

Old 01-29-2013, 04:15 PM   #2
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First I would type the following on the command line:

Then I would look in:


/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth* or bond*
If you are using NIS then I would check this file:

You might check this file as well to make sure it has the correct name as well.

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