Set hostname.

Igor Gueths igueths at
Thu Aug 29 16:30:30 EDT 2002

Hi. Do you have an /etc/hostname file? If so modify it to whatever
hostname you want.

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On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, 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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