Activating a Script on Network Change

I needed to figure out how to launch a script to find the ip when the network was started and up on SuSE Linux. After doing some research I found out that you can add scripts to the ifup.d and ifdown.d folders. I created a file a script cd /etc/sysconfig/networking/scripts touch ifup.quickstart vim ifup.quickstart # […]

Non-Standard Hostnames in the QuickStart

Do you need a new hostname? ¬†Such as Open a new Terminal Session SSH type whoami and make sure you see root…. otherwise type sudo -s If hostname –long ¬†doesn’t show the DNS name you want, type hostname ${HOSTNAME_NEW} The name is then changed for the time of the session.