[CentOS] Changing Host Name

Harry Sukumar harry.sukumar at qut.edu.au
Fri Jul 8 00:43:07 UTC 2011

Hi John,

You have to also change this file


in the HOSTNAME field change it to your desired name


Harry Sukumar

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John J. Boyer wrote:
> Thanks to all of you who are answering my dumb questions about my new 
> CentOS instgallation. 
> I modified /etc/hosts, as the hostname man page seemed to suggest, and 
> rebooted. The hostname is still localhost. I want to change it to 
> jjb-centos. I also want to change the domain name to abilitiessoft.com
> Thanks,
> John

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