Hostname

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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.
 
On Fedora the system hostname is specified as a '''f'''ully '''q'''ualified '''d'''omain '''n'''ame (FQDN).
 
On Fedora the system hostname is specified as a '''f'''ully '''q'''ualified '''d'''omain '''n'''ame (FQDN).
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hostnamectl set-hostname myhost.mydomain
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Latest revision as of 07:25, 14 July 2013

With Fedora 18 the hostname is stored in 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).

hostnamectl set-hostname myhost.mydomain