How to change hostid in Solaris physical machine

How to change hostid in Solaris physical machine?
Bala MAsked:
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dfkeCommented:
Hi,

as discussed here is a script:

#!/usr/bin/bash

if [ $# -ne 1 ]
then
echo "Usage: changehostid NEWHOSTID"
exit 1
fi

ascii=`echo $((0x$1)) | od -t x1 | head -1 | cut -f2-100 -d" "`
echo "hw_serial/v "${ascii:0:$((${#ascii}-2))}"00 0" | mdb -kw
echo "hostid is now set to: "`hostid`;echo " "

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This should help you out.

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dfkeCommented:
Hi,

you can read up on this link.
It should help you out.

Cheers
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Bala MAuthor Commented:
Hello dfke,

Could you please suggest me some other way to change the host id?
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dfkeCommented:
Hi,

This script will solve the askers problem.

Cheers
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