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How to Permanently Change Hostname in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Compute Environment on Oracle Linux (Doc ID 2325469.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud

Goal

Questions on how to permanently change the hostname of an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) compute instance.

Please Note: By design, changes made in the /etc/hosts and resolve.conf files revert to their original values, after an instance restart, unless these steps are implemented.
 

Solution

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