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Set The Hostame Of a Workstation

Hi I have just received a Sun ULTRA 10
with SUN SOLARIS 7 OS.
I want to know all the places I need to change the host name of the computer.
Thank you very much
sharon
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jaranCommented:
If you're talking about just a hostname, issueing a hostname -s <hostname> will change it.. Other areas include /etc/hostname.<ifname> where ifname is the name of the ethernet adapter (ifconfig -a will provide that name) and /etc/hosts

This is assuming you're not using an NIS environment or other naming solution.

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tfewsterCommented:
man sysidtool says:
......     The machine's configuration information is  set  up  in  its
     /etc and /var files.

FILES
     /etc/.UNCONFIGURED
     /etc/nodename
     /etc/hostname.??[0-9]
     /etc/default/init
     /etc/defaultdomain
     /etc/passwd              password file. See passwd(4).
     /etc/shadow              shadow  password  file.  See   sha-
                              dow(4).
     /etc/inet/hosts
     /etc/inet/netmasks
     /etc/net/*/hosts
     /var/nis/NIS_COLD_START
     /var/yp/aliases
     /var/yp/binding/*/ypservers
     /etc/.sysIDtool.state


It's not clear if sysidtool or admintool will let you change the hostname.

sys-unconfig will remove all network configuration info (hostname, ip address etc.) to enable you to reenter it if you want to completely change the network config
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