Changing a hostname
The following steps are required to change a Sun system's hostname.
/etc/hosts.allow (to correct access permissions)
/etc/dfs/dfstab on this system's NFS servers
(to allow proper mount access)
/etc/vfstab on this system's NFS clients (so they will
point at the correct server)
- kerberos configurations
hosts NIS maps
- DNS information
- Netgroup information
- cron jobs should be reviewed.
- Other hostname-specific scripts and configuration files.
Additional steps may be required in order to correct issues involving other systems.
Having said all that, the minumum number of changes required are: