Change hostid physical Solaris server

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How to change hostid of physical Solaris 10 server. This is need to do for license issues.
Mohana Priya MuralidharanAsked:
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dfkeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi again,

running the following script pretty much does the job as described on the link I posted:

#!/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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dfkeCommented:
Hi,

read up here.

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dfkeCommented:
Hi,

Running my script solves the askers question.

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