----- Original Message -----
From: "M.D. DeWar" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 9:03 AM
Subject: wrong name on emails
> When I first setup from FreeBSD 4.8 box I gave it one name, badboy. Then
> later to due to dns issues I changed it to match DNS. Now when I get an
> email from the box it says [EMAIL PROTECTED] instead of the new name.
> I searched every file I can think of. rc.local,rc.conf , resolv.conf and
> other files but with no luck.
> I tried egrep -iR "badboy" /
> to find it but it was taking a long long time. So killed it.
> Were do I find it and change it or is it permanently at the original
Use the command hostname to verify that it's using the new name. If it shows
the old name there, do a hostname <new name> to correct it.. Provided it's
correct in your rc.conf file as well.
TSG Network Administration
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