Hostname in Solaris 10

Changing the hostname in Solaris 10

To change the hostname permanenly:

1. Edit /etc/nodename
enter the new hostname in nodename.

2. Edit /etc/hostname.PrimaryNIC.
edit the primany network device.
example:
# vi /etc/hostname.nxge0

3. Edit /etc/hosts
enter the IP address of the primary NIC and hostname.
Note: this file is read only, force save it – wq!

4. Reboot

To Change the hostname temporary, type the command hostname:
# hostname NewHostname