|NODENAME(5)||File Formats and Configurations||NODENAME(5)|
If the machine's network configuration is delivered by the RPC bootparams protocol, the /etc/nodename file is not used, as the system name is delivered by the remote service.
If the machine's network configuration is delivered by the DHCP protocol, the /etc/nodename file is used only if the DHCP server does not provide a value for the Hostname option (DHCP standard option code 12).
A system name configured in /etc/nodename should be unique within the system's name service domain in order to ensure that any network services provided by the system will operate correctly.
Given a system name value, regardless of source, the uname utility invoked with the -S option is used to set the system name of the running system.
The syntax for nodename consists of a single line containing the system's name. For example, for a system named myhost:
|February 25, 2017||OmniOS|