>>"Greg" == Greg Green <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Greg> I am currently working just fine on my LAN, however, I need to
Greg> change my host name only. What files would I modify to do so? I
Greg> know I need to change the /etc/hosts, but I do knot know what
Greg> others need to be changed. Any input would be helpful.
From a recent post by Nils Rennebarth:
>>"Nils" == Nils Rennebarth <email@example.com> writes:
Nils> What did the trick for me:
Nils> 1) change /etc/hostname then say
Nils> % hostname --file /etc/hostname
Nils> 2) change IP-address entry in /etc/hosts
Nils> 3) rerun sendmailconfig
Nils> 4) change /etc/resolv.conf if domain changed too
Nils> 5) change /etc/mailname
Nils> (Did I forget something?)
Nils> No reboot is necessary.
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