Solaris Hostname / IP rename Procedure

Ramdev

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  1. Avatar Yogesh Raheja says:

    Nice Mate!!!..

    One more thing which I would like to add, suppose you dont have downtime while changing your host name, we should change the file (sol 10/ or previous versions) and just execute hostname . It will change your hostname and when you will get the downtime, reboot, server will come up with the new server name.
    Note: Carefully edit the files. :)

  2. Avatar Yogesh Raheja says:

    command would be:

    #hostname

    and you have to edit all the files as stated in the post by Ram.

  3. Avatar Muneer says:

    Soalris 10 restrat svcadm restart svc:/network/physical:default , no need to reboot the system.

  4. Avatar Yogesh Raheja says:

    @Muneer, nice point for Solaris 10. Will surely try it out. But for rest of the versions reboot is must..:)

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