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RE: Hostname help



Thank you sosososososo much for replying... Like I said before please excuse my
stupidity on this one... But don't I need to own the domain foo.com, or is it
because I'm behind this router that it is safe to do whatever I want?

TIA

--- James Francis <jfrancis techrx com> wrote:
> Simply edit /etc/sysconfig/network file.  Change the HOSTNAME= line to your
> FQDN.  e.g. HOSTNAME=foobar.foo.com, foo.com is your domain and foobar is
> your hostname.  Also, change your the hosts file to also reflect the FQDN.
> With DHCP, you will need to put the IP address in there that is dynamically
> assigned to you.  Another alternative is to specify your ServerName in
> /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf, but I prefer changing your hostname via the
> network file.  After the change, reboot, do a hostname, and you should see
> the FQDN you set it too.
> 
> JMF


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