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Show the current hostname

hostname

Warning: If a machine has multiple network interfaces/addresses or is used in a mobile environment, then it may either have multiple FQDNs/domainnames or none at all

Show the current IP adres of the computer

hostname --ip-address

Show the FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name)

hostname --fqdn

See also

  • domainname ( = hostname --nis )
  • dnsdomainname ( = hostname --domain )

Change the hostname

systemd

Do

hostnamectl set-hostname mymachine

exim4

Do

dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config

Others and systemd

Check (and change) the hostname the hostname in

/etc/cups/printers.conf
/etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf
/etc/hostname
/etc/hosts
/etc/mailname
/etc/sudoers (edit with visudo !)

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hostname.txt · Last modified: 10-05-2020 19:03 by wim