cdist-type__hostname - Man Page

Set the hostname

Description

Sets the hostname on various operating systems.

Tip: For advice on choosing a hostname, see RFC 1178.

Required Parameters

None.

Optional Parameters

name

The hostname to set. Defaults to the first segment of __target_host (${__target_host%%.*})

Messages

changed

Changed the hostname

Examples

# take hostname from __target_host
__hostname

# set hostname explicitly
__hostname --name some-static-hostname

Authors

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>

Copying

Copyright (C) 2012 Steven Armstrong. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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Dec 21, 2020 6.9.4 cdist