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Setting the host node name?

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The Question is:

How do I set the node name on an alpha. I have modified the modparams.dat file
 and run autogen, but the system keep's coming back up with the old name.

The Answer is :

  There is no one single nodename string used on OpenVMS.
  Details on many of the various considerations and the various settings
  involved when setting or when changing the nodename are listed in the
  OpenVMS FAQ.
  MODPARAMS.DAT is used by AUTOGEN to set the string associated with the
  SCSNODE system parameter; the string used by various system services
  and by the cluster software.  DECnet and IP both maintain their own
  local definitions of the host's nodename(s), definitions that are
  largely unrelated to the SCSNODE setting, for instance.

answer written or last revised on ( 2-OCT-2002 )

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