RE: ticlts, ticots, ticotsord ...

From: Dennis Murphy (Dennis.Murphy@VerizonWireless.com)
Date: 08/10/01


Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 01:01:01 -0400 (EDT)
From: Dennis Murphy <Dennis.Murphy@VerizonWireless.com>
To: focus-sun@securityfocus.com
Subject: RE: ticlts, ticots, ticotsord ...
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0108100058330.8990-100000@leguin.corp.bam.com>

To be consistent, on Solaris 7 & 8, one should also run dumpadm to set the
dump directory. By default, it's
/var/crash/hostname_when_you_installed_the_machine_originally

It's worth changing for consistency's sake...

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  Dennis Murphy
  Verizon Wireless
  Information Systems

"I think emacs is a nice operating system, but Unix has a better editor."

On Thu, 9 Aug 2001, Gregory Hicks wrote:

> Just editing /etc/hosts went bye-bye with the demise of SunOS 4.x... > > My favorite command line to change hostname without 'sys-unconfig' > (although my preferred way is to run sys-unconfig...) is as follows: > > cd /etc > vi host* node* net/tic*/hosts > [6 files to edit] > [...reboot...] > > That's on a one interface machine... > > As Darren pointed out, there are other files that may need editing... > > Regards, > Gregory Hicks > > > From: Heather Flanagan <HeathFla@reciprocal.com> > > Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 16:00:50 -0400 > > > > > > > On Sun, 5 Aug 2001, Jan-Philip Velders wrote: > > > > > > > in the midst of a major renumbering operation (3 class C > [...snip...] > > > > I'm encountering this, myself. Thing is, I'm using the same procedure > to > > change the hostname that I used with my Solaris 2.6 boxes - this new > one is > > Solaris 8. Procedure is/was: > > hostname [new name] > > vi /etc/inet/hosts > > > > This however doesn't change the hostname in those /etc/net files. Has > the > > procedure changed? > > > > -hf > > > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > Heather Flanagan, GSEC UNIX Systems Administrator > > Reciprocal, Inc. (919) 462-4642 > > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > Gregory Hicks | Principal Systems Engineer > Cadence Design Systems | Direct: 408.576.3609 > 555 River Oaks Pkwy M/S 6B1 | Fax: 408.894.3479 > San Jose, CA 95134 | Internet: ghicks@cadence.com >