[SATLUG] Doh! How do i change the hostname of a ubuntu server?

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 23:24:59 CST 2008

edit /etc/hostname and change it there
then restart the machine.


On Jan 3, 2008 9:13 PM, FIRESTORM_v1 <firestorm.v1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well, I feel stupid..
> I installed Ubuntu on a server on my local network.  All of the DHCP ip
> addressess resolve to a local network name dhcpXX.matrix so my ubuntu box
> pulled dhcp132.matrix.  After I got it up and assigned an IP address based
> on the network MAC in the /etc/dhcpd.conf on the DHCP server and added the
> appropriate entries in the zone files, the IP now correctly resolves but
> the
> server still thinks it's dhcp132.matrix and not it's correct hostname as
> assigned by DNS.
> Where do I find and change the locally stored name of the server so it
> reports the correct hostname?
> Thanks in advance!
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