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Re: Computer Name



Paul Johnson wrote:

>On Friday 23 September 2005 01:56 pm, Redefined Horizons wrote:
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>>Debian Users,
>> 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?
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>Sometimes, Windows calls the SMB hostname the "computer name."  Outside of SMB 
>(and by extension, Windows), this distinction does not exist.
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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).

-- 
KEnt



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