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What is fqdn?

  • Posted July 6, 2013

I have created a droplet in centos x64 and provided a hostname as ns1 Now is ns1.mydomain.com is the fqdn?

when i type the command hostname -f in ssh it shows “unknown host”, then what is my fqdn?

Thanks for help in advance

Amit

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thanks it worked !!

You can set your droplet’s FQDN by running the following commands: <br> <br>nano /etc/sysconfig/network <br> <br>Edit it so that it looks like this: <br> <br>HOSTNAME=“ns1.mydomain.com” <br> <br>Edit /etc/hosts and add a line that looks like this: <br> <br>127.0.0.1 ns1.mydomain.com ns1 <br> <br>If there’s a line with both “localhost” and “ns1”, delete “ns1” from that line. <br> <br>Finally, reboot your droplet.