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Date:      Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:42:26 +0530
From:      Manish Jain <>
To:        Polytropon <>,
Subject:   Re: how to set hostname on a cable line?
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On 03/22/18 17:43, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> No matter what I put there,
> ssh `hostname` will not work, because
> my randomly chosen hostname will not resolve to my IP!

Hi Anton,

I suppose you have already tried something like this, but I just wanted 
to be sure: can you not 1) put fqdn in rc.conf; and then 2) put the IP 
for the machine's fqdn in /etc/hosts on the box that needs to ssh ?

Tx and Regards,
Manish Jain

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