[CentOS] Changing hostname?

kapil singh kapilsingh.linux at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 06:38:06 UTC 2008


Hello,

you can do it  from here.
go through                 System >> Network >> Hosts

edit host name from here.

all things you have done till now are correct.


On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I recently made a CentOS install on a machine with an unsupported network
> card. I had to add the driver for it later, once I finished the install. For
> now I have this:
>
> [kikinovak at localhost ~]$ hostname --fqdn
> localhost.localdomain
>
> Q: how would I change this to something like calimero.local?
>
> Here's what I *would* do, but I prefer to ask before.
>
> 1) edit /etc/sysconfig/network and edit this line:
>
> HOSTNAME=calimero.local
>
> 2) add a line to /etc/hosts like this:
>
> # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> # that require network functionality will fail.
> 127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
> 127.0.0.1       calimero.local          calimero
> ::1     localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6
>
> Please correct me if I'm wrong.
>
> cheers,
>
> Niki Kovacs
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-- 
Thanks and Regards,
Kapil Singh Kushwah
Linux System/Network Administrator
Hotwax Media Inc.
Indore,(M.P) INDIA
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