Your Webhosting Questions
Answered by the Webhosting Experts

Which file to edit to change the hostname?

In order to change the hostname,

Edit Files in

/etc/hosts and /etc/sysconfig/network

And add the new hostname in these two files.

Once done restart network and reboot the server to reflect the changes

Need More Personalized Help?

If you have any further issues, questions, or would like some assistance checking on this or anything else, please reach out to us from your account and provide your server credentials within the encrypted field for the best possible security and support.

If you are unable to reach your account or if you are on the go, please reach out from your valid account email to us here at: We are also available to you through our phone and live chat system 24/7/365.