Re: Computer Name
Paul Johnson wrote:
>On Friday 23 September 2005 01:56 pm, Redefined Horizons wrote:
>> I thought that the host name of my Debian box was the same as my computer
>>name, but I just learned that they are not the same. How do I set the
>>computer name, and what is the difference between the two?
>Sometimes, Windows calls the SMB hostname the "computer name." Outside of SMB
>(and by extension, Windows), this distinction does not exist.
Solaris boxes make the distinction, I believe.
They have a computer name, and they have a hostname for each
NIC/network/zone (a 'zone' being somewhat like a virtual machine).