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comment How to set the domain name on GNU/Linux?
@Michael This link on the debian mailing list is mostly useful, especially So to finally answer your question, you configure your FQDN wherever you want names resovled. If you want it in files on the box itself, then it goes in /etc/hosts. If you run your own name server like I do (I run dnsmasq for simplicity) then you only have to record the information in
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comment How to set the domain name on GNU/Linux?
Thank you, but I was under the impression that these files should only contain the hostname without the domain part. If I do what you suggest, hostname will return the fqdn directly (no difference between hostname and hostname -f).
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comment How to set the domain name on GNU/Linux?
Mostly RedHat and Debian flavours. And I couldn't find relevant information in the documentation. But perhaps I haven't looked hard enough, I admit I don't know exactly where in the documentation it could be (or even if it is in the docs).
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comment Why can't I create my first object in my Open-LDAP server?
No, but I'm using ldapmodify on Fedora 17 and there are a lot of example that contain spaces. So I'm not too worried about that.
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answered Linux: give away a single IP address (route a local IP address to another interface)
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