Set hostname.

Gregory Nowak greg at
Thu Aug 29 15:49:10 EDT 2002

Try "/etc/HOSTNAME".

On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 03:37:45PM -0400, Mark Rew wrote:
> List,
> Does anyone know how I can set the host name of a machine after RedHat 7.3
> linux has been installed?  The wrong host name was entered during the
> installation and I need to reset it to the FQDN, Fully Qualified Domain Name.
> I tried using:
> hostname
> But, the next time I rebooted the machine the value I entered was lost.  The
> name is in the /etc/hosts file correctly.  But, the system is not finding the
> correct host name during boot up.
> thanks
> Mark Rew
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