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With Fedora 18 the hostname is stored in the file <code>/etc/hostname</code>.
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With Fedora 18 the hostname is stored in the file <code>/etc/hostname</code>. During the boot process the transient hostname will be set from [http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/ systemd] according to the content of the file <code>/etc/hostname</code>.
 
The commands '''hostname''' and '''hostnamectl''' may be used to print or set the system hostname.
 
The commands '''hostname''' and '''hostnamectl''' may be used to print or set the system hostname.
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On Fedora the system hostname is specified as a '''f'''ully '''q'''ualified '''d'''omain '''n'''ame (FQDN).
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==How to change the hostname==
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The following command changes the transient and static hostname:
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<pre>
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hostnamectl set-hostname myhost.mydomain
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</pre>
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==Documentation==
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<pre>
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man hostnamectl
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man hostname
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man 5 hostname
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man machine-info
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</pre>

Latest revision as of 15:07, 21 May 2015

With Fedora 18 the hostname is stored in the file /etc/hostname. During the boot process the transient hostname will be set from systemd according to the content of the file /etc/hostname. The commands hostname and hostnamectl may be used to print or set the system hostname. On Fedora the system hostname is specified as a fully qualified domain name (FQDN).

How to change the hostname

The following command changes the transient and static hostname:

hostnamectl set-hostname myhost.mydomain

Documentation

man hostnamectl
man hostname
man 5 hostname
man machine-info