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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers question about domainname Post 14215 by thehoghunter on Tuesday 29th of January 2002 11:18:53 AM
Old 01-29-2002
Just doing the command domainname yourname.com
will not place it into /etc/defaultdomain (on Solaris at least).
thehoghunter
 

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domainname(8)						      System Manager's Manual						     domainname(8)

NAME
domainname - set or display name of current domain nisdomainname - set or display name of current NIS(YP) domain ypdomainname - set or display name of current NIS(YP) domain SYNOPSIS
domainname [ domain ] nisdomainname [ domain ] ypdomainname [ domain ] DESCRIPTION
Without an argument, domainname displays the name of the current NIS domainname of the system. domainname uses the getdomainname(2) function for getting the domainname, nisdomainname and ypdomainname are using yp_get_default_domain(3). Only the super-user can set the name of the domain by specifying the new domain as an argument. All three programs uses setdomainname(2) for this. Bear in mind, that already running programs may continue to use the old domainname. SEE ALSO
getdomainname(2), setdomainname(2), yp_get_default_domain(3), ypbind(8), ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), ypwhich(1), yppoll(8), ypserv(8), ypset(8) AUTHOR
domainname is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@linux-nis.org>. YP Tools 2.12 April 2010 domainname(8)

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