Re: Changing Hostname = Reboot machine?

2006-10-13 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 11:06:54AM +0800, David Schulz wrote: Hello all, i would like to change the Host-name one two of my Servers. Do i have to restart the Machines afterwards, or is the another way i can make the new Host-name take effect? hostname(1) is your friend. -- Jonathan

Re: Changing Hostname = Reboot machine?

2006-10-13 Thread David Schulz
Hi, i wasnt asking how to change the hostname, but if there are any things i should be aware of or have to do if changing the hostname. Thanks, David On Oct 13, 2006, at 2:12 PM, Jonathan Chen wrote: On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 11:06:54AM +0800, David Schulz wrote: Hello all, i would like

Re: Changing Hostname = Reboot machine?

2006-10-13 Thread Svein Halvor Halvorsen
David Schulz wrote: i wasnt asking how to change the hostname, but if there are any things i should be aware of or have to do if changing the hostname. You can just change it, and it will take effect immedeately. However, there may be some server software you have running that needs to be

Re: Changing Hostname = Reboot machine?

2006-10-13 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 04:40:45PM +0800, David Schulz wrote: Hi, i wasnt asking how to change the hostname, but if there are any things i should be aware of or have to do if changing the hostname. You don't normally have to reboot. Have a look at /etc/rc.d/hostname. Cheers. -- Jonathan