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Authored by: kon21 on Dec 25, '00 06:48:10PM

If you use DHCP for your IP address it will lock out the Host name. To enter a name you like
for your machine and still use DHCP, go to manual mode, enter the the name you like in the
host field, then change to DHCP. The system will now lock in the name you entered.



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Host name
Authored by: jasonq on Feb 03, '01 09:27:13AM

Erm, not on my machines!



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Authored by: Anonymous on Feb 04, '01 08:04:53AM

Or you could just bring out Terminal.app su root and then type
hostname what.ever.you.want.for.host.name



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