Changing Hostname = Reboot machine?

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Thu Oct 12 23:12:47 PDT 2006

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 Chen <jonc at>
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