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Updating the new host name in the shell prompt (Doc ID 2421467.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 7.0 [Release OL6 to OL7]
Linux x86-64

Goal

To update the new hostname in the shell prompt.

Note: In this case, the hostname(OracleLinux6) has already been updated in /etc/sysconfig/network and /etc/hosts file, but still needs to be updated in the shell prompt.
Example - to change the old shell prompt as below:

From : [root@OL6 ~]#
To : [root@OracleLinux6 ~]#

 

 

Solution

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