[CentOS] How to set hostname and domainnmae in CentOS 7?
mark.haney at vifprogram.com
Wed Apr 6 14:45:05 UTC 2016
Not sure about everyone else, but I always put my hostname in /etc/hosts.
Maybe that's from years of not always having DNS available back when the
earth was cooling.
On Apr 5, 2016 16:30, "James Hogarth" <james.hogarth at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5 April 2016 at 20:24, Joe Smithian <joe.smithian at gmail.com> wrote:
> > We can permanently set hostname using hostnamectl set-hostname. How can
> > permanently set *domain name* in CentOS 7?
> > I found an article
> > <
> > >
> > 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?
> Technically speaking one shouldn't put the hostname in /etc/hosts as it's
> not required so long as your DNS is working ... which it should be ...
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