The next person to suggest they just edit the files in
/etc/inet and wherever will get a prize kick in the bum for supplying
misleading and potentially damaging information.
There is a prescribed method for reconfiguring a Sun for using a new
IP or hostname.
It's called "/usr/sbin/sys-unconfig".
Read the man page before using it and make sure you understand everything it
does. You *must* be at the console to usethis command as it will
halt the system.
I note we keep seeing this common question (FAQ?!) about changing the
IP/hostname and every time the wrong method is given.
The correct method, once again is "/usr/sbin/sys-unconfig".
What I say three times is True!
Rachel Polanskis University of Western Sydney, Nepean
Senior UNIX Admin PO Box 10, Kingswood NSW 2747
Systems && Operations Information Technology Services, Kingswood
firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 (0247) 360 291
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