Changing name of ESX Host

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Evening all, i have reconfigured an ESX server with the name comptmp for example but need to change it to comp. Is there way of changing this without rebooting the host so that it displays the full FQDN  comp.company.com

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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follow Simons, Techhead blog

http://www.techhead.co.uk/how-to-change-a-vmware-esx-hosts-name

restarting networking at the end should change it all!
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you may still need a reboot, and if it's in vCenter......and SSL certificate!
Thanks Hanccocka, and i would like to say a big thank you to the anwers that you have provided me over the past few weeks much appreciated.
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No problems.

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