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How to rename the hostname on a 7-mode filer without rebooting

Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode

Description

  • Is it possible to change the hostname on a filer without rebooting? Yes
  • Also, if your /etc/rc and /etc/hosts  file do not match, you may see the follow Alert risk in Active IQ

Active hostname does not match the hostname entry in the RC file

 

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