[CentOS] quick question on machine name
jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 19:12:39 UTC 2007
On 7/19/07, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> The name of the machine in /etc/hosts is TomSlick.xyz.com TomSlick (for
> the name of the machine in /etc/sysconfig/network HOSTNAME=TomSlick.xyz.com
> Note both are upper case:
> Yet when I login as root the prompt is showing me tomslick in lower case
> not a combo upper lower.
Correct. DNS is not case sensitive.
> I have grepped /etc and below for tomslick and cannot find why this
> machine name is not a
> combo of upper and lower case.
Because your system is following the RFC.
> I have never ran into this before. Where is this???
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
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