Hostname is a label assigned to a device connected to a computer network used to identify the device.

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Forward Hostname via my router to another PC for debugging

My web service runs on for example: http://mydomain.com/mywebservice.asmx. This works great, but I have a PDA application which I want to debug it synchronising through this web service. Currently the ...
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Hostname Problem On WHM / cPanel Installation

My CentOS 5.6 server's hostname was "centos" . And then i change it to my domain : hostname domain.com And i started to installing WHM / cPanel as explained in here : ...
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How can I configure myhostname to work with Postfix?

I'm going through the process of setting up a Discourse forum on my server (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) and am getting stuck at the point where I have to configure mailers. I'm following Discourse's ...
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Host name checks when somebody remotely logs in

Whenever anyone connects through Remote Desktop to my Windows 2003 server, I want to check his computer name (hostname) along with his username so I can allow the user to log in. I don't know ...
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Nginx Multiple Domains

I am trying to add a second virtual host to nginx. When i go to the new domain it redirects to the old one. I have tried restarting Nginx, rebooting the server. Has anyone come across this before, ...
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Error message: Host 'server1.MY_DOMAIN.TLD' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

I have a web and mail server running Ubuntu 12.04. I installed iRedMail and had it running fine, but this morning mail was not connecting and none of my sites worked. I checked some logs which told me ...
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Hostname and SSL (apache) issue on Debian

I have been trying to setup SSL virtual host ServerAdmin webmaster@mts.com ServerName moclm.tap.pt DocumentRoot /var/www/tapme/ <Directory /> Options ...
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confused about hostname- what do i set it as?

I am a little confused about the hosts file in Linux, and what I have to set in it. I am setting up an email server which is on our gateway. Now this machine obviously has an internal and external IP ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 server change ip

I have ubuntu 10.04 server configured to ip address x.x.x.200 and also have windows server 2003 with ip address x.x.x.100 (already setup as www.some-domain.com) Currently i trying to shutdown windows ...
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Junk host name while using nslookup, How to change it?

My question is regarding the host name mapped to a machine's IP. I am new to Linux, I have a machine to test whether our j2ee based web application runs fine in linux box. we are able to deploy our ...
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How to reset and persist the hostname and FQDN of an WIdows Azure Centos instance?

How does one reset a hostname and domain name (FQDN) to localhost.localdomain on a Centos 6.2 Azure Instance? I've tried editing /etc/sysconfig/network, /etc/sysctl.conf, setting the hostname ...
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What would cause the hostname FQDN to repeat the suffix twice?

I have three new CentOS 6 servers that connect to a DHCP server to get an IP and to have DNS/rDNS setup to bind their FQDN and IP. Two of them are behaving as expected. One of them is appending the ...
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Tomcat resources not resolving correctly

I'm trying to deploy MITRE's OpenID Connect Java Spring Server using Tomcat. My server's FQDN is park.muller.io. I've compiled the MITRE server and placed the .war file into the Tomcat webapps ...
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Permanently change hostname of Debian Squeeze virtual server

I have a virtual server running Debian Squeeze. I can change the hostname by running the hostname new.host.name command or by editing /etc/hostname and then running /etc/init.d/hostname.sh, but after ...
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Is using wildcards for hostnames in dhcp module of dnsmasq possible?

I want to have all machines with a hostname that starts with foobar- assigned an IP from a specific range with an infinite lease. All other machines should have a volatile IP. I did the following but ...
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Exim, hot to route local mail to other adress

I have setuped an Exim4 server on my debian wheezy server. This mail server only sends mail coming from localhost. The purpose is sending mail for my website. I have cron tasks and other services ...
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Hostnames in HAProxy configuration file

My haproxy.cfg file has two backend servers using hostnames: server ops-ca-revealv2e-prod-1 ops-ca-revealv2e-prod-1:443 cookie ops-ca-revealv2e-prod-1 ssl weight 1 maxconn 512 check server ...
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Syslog-ng how to get domain names instead of IP address

How can syslog-ng get the domain names instead of IP address that I received? I'm able to get those information but in IP address, I would like to get the DST/HOST to domain names instead of getting ...
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hostname lookup failure

I installed CentOS 6.4 Minimal Install on Virtual Box. Now I have reinstalled Virtual Box, and whenever I reactivate the guest OS and assign the VHD on Virtual BOX, I get : continuously. I have ...
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How to setup an alias in IIS?

I'm a SharePoint developer, so please, bear with me here and I'll provide more information as needed since I'm not sure what I need to specify here! I'm trying to setup an alias in IIS. I have a ...
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Why is apache2 using the default vhost if I request a domain that is the same as the servers hostname, and how can I prevent it?

I have a website that I want to be able to reach using http://mydomain.com as well as http://www.mydomain.com Recently I configured my servers hostname to mydomain.com I have installed apache2 in ...
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Virtual PC - Windows XP Mode - Capturing hostname from guest?

I'm in the process of creating an auto-deploy customised Windows XP mode using Windows Virtual PC, I'm trying to get the guest to be named based on the hosts name but I'm not sure how the guest can ...
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Tomcat 5.5 IP redirect to Hostname

How to setup Tomcat if my user entered "http://192.168.0.1:8080/axis2", it will redirect to http://servername.com:8080/axis2? I want the url/hostname appeared on user's web browser instead of ip ...
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Virtual server (VM) running Ubuntu re-configures itself?

I'm helping to administer a VM running Ubuntu with Media Temple. The hostname was changed, and sendmail was removed and replaced with exim4. To change the hostname 'sudo hostname newhostname' was ...
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How to change URL of local VM

Sorry for the noob question but I can't seem to find proper literature on the subject: Currently I'm forced to type my IP address to get to my CentOS VM local environment: 192.168.56.101 How can I ...
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Running teamcity in LAN

I am trying to set up a teamcity server in my local network so that it can also be accessed from outside. the server runs on port 8111 and can be accessed fine from inside the lan. In my router ...
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Trouble with resolving hostnames on CentOS using Bind

I'm taking a course on server administration at school and I have managed to set up virtual hosting in apache and a dns server on a virtual machine. However, I have now set up an old pc to run CentOS ...
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Lighttpd proxy module - use with hostname

I have to proxy a site which is hosted on an external webspace through my lighty on example.org. My config so far: $HTTP["url"] =~ "^/webmail" { proxy.server = ("/webmail/" => ( # ...
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Hostname issue (Linux)

Hey, I have a strange problem: I have a mail-server. And I have a strange issue with hostnames on ubuntu. When I send an e-mail there is a line in the headers: Received from domain (ip6-localhost ...
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how to add linux computer to windows network

i need to add a linux to a network, and assign it a hostname in active directory. any clues on how to do that? i know how to set things up on the windows box, but not how to give it a recognizable ...
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Just set up my rDNS entry. Want to make sure I've done everything that's required

I've setup one of my domains to point to my Linode IP address: server.mydomain.net > 1.1.1.1 I then went into my Linode DNS manager and set the rDNS entry to the above URI. I then set my ...
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How to get the computer's name running OSX from its IP

Some computer is doing some large data transfer on the office network, which we could only get the IP address. We know that it is running OSX, but we do not know its computer name so we do not know ...
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Cpanel/WHM Wrong Hostname

Hi I have made a rather nooberish fuckup and don't know how. In a file in ssh on my centos cpanel server i have changed a entry resulting in the following cpanel showing up at ...
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Switching hostnames on VPS - implications on existing sites?

Please excuse my ignorance, but I'm more on the design and build side of websites than the hosting and servers... Ok, so I have a VPS that was initially setup by my hosting company to house a ...
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Host name change breaking http? Fedora

OK so I have been messing around on my development server. It has been a while since I have had my head in linux and I suspect I have broken something. I have SSH running and that is working fine. I ...
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IIS: hostname breaks website

I have a Azure WindowsVM with a IIS. Everything works fine until i add a hostname in the bindings. Then I get a 404 error.
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No names resolve in new BIND installation - wondering if issue is that BIND cannot resolve the NS

When I configure a new domain using Webmin/BIND, I am asked for a Master Server. Webmin fills this value automatically with the hostname of my box. However, this hostname is made up and there is no ...
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WHM - using SSH, what settings to change to enable login via MYIP:2086 / MYIP:2087

I somehow introduced an error into my setup. All the sites are still displaying properly, and I can access via putty quite nicely. But I cannot access WHM. I had set it to force login via the ...
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SGE job does not run with -l hostname, but okay without it

I'm trying to submit job on specific computing node using sun grid engine, 6.2u5. If I submit job without hostname in batch file, It's running well. But, if I put "#@ -l h=node20" into batch file to ...
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Automated hostname availability for OpenVZ environments

for several years now I am administrating some OpenVZ Hardwarenodes with a fairly low amount of containers per node (10-20). I'm about to setup a new machine, and what's always bothering me is the ...
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SPF Check Failing Because Yahoo and Hotmail Looking for Zone File For Hostname

I have set up an SPF record that passes gmail's SPF record check, but not hotmail, yahoo, port25.com, isnotspam.com, or openspf.net. I believe the SPF record is properly set up for my domain, ...
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How do I stop a Linux computer from sending a DHCP hostname?

I need to set up a Linux computer so that it uses DHCP but doesn't send any hostname at all. I'm using isc-dhclient-4.2.4 /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf contains the line send host-name = gethostname(); ...
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How to solve Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname when trying to send email

I'm getting this error, when trying to send messages to some email address. To gmail and hotmail, it sends. SMTP<< 450 4.7.1 Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname, How to solve ...
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sudoers works with hostname but not with the full domain name (fqdn)

I'm using puppet to propagate a sudoers file to several environments with different domains like so: Host_Alias STG1 = *.stg1.wa.acme.com Host_Alias STG2 = *.stg2.wa.acme.com This works ...