how to change a SUN machine host id ??

how to change a SUN machine host id ??

Post by Juan D. Mart » Fri, 29 May 1998 04:00:00





Quote:> I have seen some one change a sun machine host id
> I only saw he did it under the prompt "ok"
> who can tell me more ?

Not me, but have a look at:
http://www.squirrel.com/squirrel/sun-nvram-hostid.faq.html
or get the plain text version
http://www.squirrel.com/squirrel/sun-nvram-hostid.faq

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how to change a SUN machine host id ??

Post by Tim Carls » Wed, 03 Jun 1998 04:00:00



>What would be the use for changing a host id?

Lots of software licensing keys on hostid/hostname.. If a machine goes down and you want to get your software back and running, you need to change the hostid.

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how to change a SUN machine host id ??

Post by Chris » Wed, 03 Jun 1998 04:00:00






>> > I have seen some one change a sun machine host id
>> > I only saw he did it under the prompt "ok"
>> > who can tell me more ?
>> > :)

>>   uname -S hostname

>What would be the use for changing a host id?

maybe for running programs licensed for other machines ... 8-))

Chris

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