[PC-BSD Public] Hostname issue

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Fri Mar 7 10:30:04 PST 2014

On 03/07/2014 11:21, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Mar 2014, Alex Thomas wrote:
>> I set up a trueos server and moved it to its final location, were it
>> is headless. I realized I had made a typo in the hostname, corrected
>> it in /etc/rc.conf, but it is still coming up with the incorrect
>> hostname when sending mail and logging in via ssh. Where else do I
>> need to change it? Sorry, getting used to the way things are done in
>> FreeBSD.
> Sorry I don't know for sure for PC-BSD or "trueos", but on FreeBSD just
> setting it in rc.conf is not complete. You would run "/etc/rc.d/hostname
> start" or reboot after changing rc.conf's hostname= setting. The recent
> hostname manpage also mentions this.
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It is the exact same thing for PC-BSD/TrueOS.
It *is* just FreeBSD under the hood after all... :-)

~~ Ken Moore ~~

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