Wednesday, July 28, 2010

solaris 10, let's switch your name and numbers

Changing the IP on Solaris 10 requires editing two files:

If the router's address is here:

Changing the hostname on Solaris requires editing the following:

is the driver name followed by the instance number of the interface, i.e. hme0, bge0, ce0, qfe0

Network interfaces by driver name and instance# may be discovered by issuing:
prtconf -D | grep network

The following hosts files are no longer used in Solaris 10 - but are current in our friends Solaris 8 & 9:

Reboot the system to bring up the new IP and hostname.
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