[CentOS] How to set hostname and domainnmae in CentOS 7?

Mark Haney mark.haney at vifprogram.com
Tue Apr 5 19:49:09 UTC 2016

vi or your text editor of choice. Though there should be a 'domainname'
command to set it as well, though I just prefer editing /etc/hosts directly.

On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 3:24 PM, Joe Smithian <joe.smithian at gmail.com> wrote:

> We can permanently set hostname using  hostnamectl set-hostname. How can we
> permanently set *domain name* in CentOS 7?
> I found an article
> <
> http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/239920/how-to-set-the-fully-qualified-hostname-on-centos-7-0
> >
> that recommended setting FQDN using hostnamectl. Is that the right way to
> set hostname and domainname at the same time using *hostnamectl
> set-hostname* command?
>  Running *hostnamectl set-hostname* will set the hostname in*
> /etc/hostname*
> but it doesn't change */etc/hosts*. What's the proper way of adding
> hostname and FQDN to */etc/hosts *in CentOS 7?
> Thanks,
> Joe
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