[K12OSN] how to change server name?

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Mon Jun 6 12:39:13 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 07:09, Rob Owens wrote:
> Can anybody tell me what is the proper way to change
> the name of the server?  Mine is currently called
> "server", and I'd like to change it to something a
> little more unique now that it is getting put into a
> network with many other machines.
> I believe /etc/hosts needs to be edited, but I think
> there's another file somewhere that I have to edit,
> too.  Or maybe there's a GUI tool to do the job...

The GUI tool is called redhat-config-network or
system-config-network depending on your OS version but
the short name 'neat' works for all.  Click the DNS
tab to change the hostname, then file/save.

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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