Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Thu Apr 24 09:03:16 PDT 2003

On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 08:09:06AM -0500, J.D. Bronson wrote:
> I am wondering how to change the nodename (uucp name) under 4.8-RELEASE?
> I built sendmail from scratch and noticed that the $k value
> comes up as '' instead of the expected 'foo'.
> Under Openbsd, I can change this via 'myname' ...or under solaris with 
> 'nodename' ....
> Where is this in FreeBSD?

Try the 'hostname="xxx"' setting in /etc/rc.conf.  FreeBSD generally
sets this to the FQDN --- rightly in my humble opinion, but you may
choose to differ.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
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