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Can ping Debian VM via IP but not via hostname

On my work's network, my new debian headless VM is not visible via its hostname. I'm using: Debian Jessie Virtualbox bridged adapter I can see other VMs on my machine from the headless VM, and I ...
0
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2answers
145 views

Give every IP address a different hostname?

I have a Debian server with 4 IP addresses. All IP addresses use the same hostname. Is it possible to give every single IP address its own unique hostname?
0
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1answer
163 views

Cannot resolve hostname

I'm using a Debian on a RaspberryPi and the problem that I'm having is that I can't connect to the Internet. Every time I try I see a message that says "cannot resolve hostname". From the terminal, I ...
1
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1answer
462 views

Why does hostname --fqdn only return the domain name?

Relevant files (slightly anonymized): heinzi@d2:~$ cat /etc/hostname d2 heinzi@d2:~$ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost <myexternalip> d2.<myname>.at ...
5
votes
3answers
496 views

Preseed.cfg ignoring host setting

I am installing Debian Wheezy (netinstall) in VirtualBox using preseed.cfg. I tried both d-i netcfg/get_hostname string somehost and d-i netcfg/get_hostname string somehost, but in both cases the ...
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How to change a hostname

During Debian installation, I set my hostname to the wrong value, and now I would like to correct that.