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AIX and multiple NICs

When you have more than a single NIC, and you configure multiple NICs on the same LPAR, you must provide a hostname for each NIC configuration

So if I define multiple NICs on an LPAR, do I use the same hostname on each NIC config, or do I use a separate hostname on each NIC config ?
Los Angeles1
Los Angeles1
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One hostname per LPAR.

There is just no place, no need and no sense defining a second one.

Contrast hostname with the entries in /etc/hosts or DNS. These are network names, as opposed to the internal OS hostname.
Here you should indeed configure one name per IP,

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