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I recently replicated a Red Hat 6.5 vm server to a new vm.  After changing the hostname and restarting I tried to ping it by the new name but receive an error "unknown host oral11g2"  If I ping the old hostname, ora11g1, it resolves to 127.0.0.1.  I am not at all familiar with Linux OS so I was hoping someone could point out what the issue is.  I changed the name by using system-config-network.

After reboot, the server shows the new name change but cannot ping it.
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Manfred Bertl earned 2000 total points
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Did you add your new hostname entry to your DNS? If not, how would your system know, how to resolve that hostname?
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Is there a local entry in the Red Hat OS that I need to add the new hostname to?  If so, where is at?
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I found the hosts file and it missing the entry.  Thank you for pointing this out.
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