This article gives a step-by-step guide on how to amend a hostname without rebooting the system.
The system will revert back to the original host immediately when it is rebooted.
- The basic syntax of the command is:
- After the hostname command has been entered insert the new hostname:
- To ensure the hostname has been correctly set run the command below followed by the enter key.
- The updated host name will appear in the output .
This process will allow you to amend a hostname without having to reboot the system (Always bear in mind that once the system is rebooted this will revert back to the original host name).
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