how to set hostname on a cable line?

Manish Jain jude.obscure at
Thu Mar 22 15:12:51 UTC 2018

On 03/22/18 17:43, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> No matter what I put there,
> ssh `hostname` will not work, because
> my randomly chosen hostname will not resolve to my IP!

Hi Anton,

I suppose you have already tried something like this, but I just wanted 
to be sure: can you not 1) put fqdn in rc.conf; and then 2) put the IP 
for the machine's fqdn in /etc/hosts on the box that needs to ssh ?

Tx and Regards,
Manish Jain

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