Proper hostnames in your local network View article history Edit article

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Talks about: <a class="post-tag post-tag-hostnames" href="/tags/hostnames">hostnames</a>, and <a class="post-tag post-tag-rfc" href="/tags/rfc">rfc</a>

Thanks to RFC 8375, we now have a proper domain to use for all our local devices. Simply move everything underneath to join the fun. In case you have hostnamectl available on your system run the following command to change the hostname of a device:

# set hostname
$ hostnamectl hostname

# check hostname
$ hostnamectl status