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How To Set A Hostname For Your BeastNode VPS

To set a host name for your BeastNode VPS running on a RedHat distro (CentOS for example), just follow these steps:

1. Edit the /etc/sysconfig/network file using your preferred editors (vim in this case)
vi /etc/sysconfig/network

2. Edit the part that is labeled "hostname" and put your desired hostname there.
HOSTNAME=my.domain.com

3. Save the file and quit vim by hitting the ESC key then type ":x" and hit enter.

4. Reboot your server and your new hostname should be set!

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