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Re: URGENT how to change your domain name

On Sat, 16 May 1998, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Fri, May 15, 1998 at 03:47:56PM +0100, Joop Stakenborg wrote:
> > > how can you change your domain name after the installation ????
> > > 
> > 
> > It is in /etc/resolv.conf:
> > 
> > example:
> > 
> > domain debian.org
> Actually it is in a few dozen places. it is in your MTA config
> eg /etc/smail/config, it is in your news server probably if you have
> one, and other places as well.

Yes, grep is your friend; something like

cd /etc
rgrep -r open.ac.uk *

using my domain.

If the IP number changes too, then there are a few extra places like
/etc/init.d/network, but you can use rgrep to find them too.


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