How do I set the hostname on CentOS ?

In order to set the hostname on CentOS you will need to change the HOSTNAME section within /etc/sysconfig/network
Your hostname will now be updated once you logout and then back in. Its also worth noting that this will survive reboots.

Rick Donato

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