[CentOS] Reg. setting Domain name on Cento 5 pc

mkn0014 mkn0014 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 08:11:33 UTC 2008

Padmaja R wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am running centos 5.1 and I wish to change the domain name and 
> dnsdomainname of my PC. currently the settings are--
> $ hostname
> sipx.com <http://sipx.com>
> $ hostname --fqdn
> sipx.com <http://sipx.com>
> $ domainname
> (none)
> $ dnsdomainname
> com
> I have searched in the net for tips but everywhere only the hostname 
> change is provided. I need to change/set the domain name and the 
> dnsdomain name on my pc to sipx.com <http://sipx.com> and this should 
> be a permanent one across system reboots. Please let me know how to do 
> this.  The domain name settings are required for a networking/ SIP 
> telephony applications that I am running but it is internally in the 
> LAN, so I think the name sipx.com <http://sipx.com> if chosen as my 
> pc's domain name will not cause any conflict with the external domain 
> names in the Internet.
> Thank You
Edit /etc/sysconfig/network

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