RHEL 7 How to change the hostname for a server, new commands ?

RHEL 7 introduced some new commands so it wouldn’t be like the older versions if you have to change the hostname, looking for commands to change the hostname, check this out :



A static hostname file exists with entry of hostname under /etc/hostname, you can use command line option to change the hostname :


[root@nirvana ~]# hostnamectl set-hostname ciscomaster.mozilla.org
[root@nirvana ~]# hostname


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