Summary: Changing system's identity without a reboot....

From: Kevin Colagio <>
Date: Sat May 04 2002 - 00:44:37 EDT
Thanks to:
Sean Quaint
Alex Stade
Jed Dobson
Eric Shafto
Thomas Lester

Here are the files that need to be changed:

/etc/hostname.* (as needed if multiple interfaces)
/etc/resolv.conf (as needed)
/etc/netmasks (as needed)
/etc/domainname (as needed)

NIS/LDAP/NIS+/etc...maps (as needed)

Run these commands:

uname -S
ifconfig {reconfiguration information} (as needed)
mkdir /var/crash/`hostname` (just in case)
dumpadm (to update /etc/dumpadm.conf)
/usr/bin/domainname {newdomain} (as needed)

Restart these services...

/etc/init.d/nfs.server (if applicable)

This should cover it all....there were many duplicates of info, so this
is the consolidated list.

Thanks everyone!

Kevin Colagio
System Administrator and Perpetual Student.
sunmanagers mailing list
Received on Sat May 4 00:51:34 2002

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