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Re: Changing Hostname

    "Frank" == Frank Copeland <fjc@thingy.apana.org.au> writes:

    Frank> On 26 Oct 02 13:27:32 GMT, Antonio Rodriguez
    Frank> <arodriguez31@cfl.rr.com> wrote:
    >> How do you change your host name after your installation is
    >> done?  (network settings)

    Frank> This works for me:

    Frank> # echo "newhostname" >/etc/hostname 
    Frank> # hostname "newhostname" 
    Frank> # grep -ir "oldhostname" /etc/*

    Frank> Fix up any references to the old hostname that the grep
    Frank> reveals. Reload or restart any services affected. Logout
    Frank> and login again and you should see the new hostname in
    Frank> prompts, etc.

I had to change a hostname a few days ago. The approach above pretty
much worked perfectly (I used a different set of commands, but that is
a detail).


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