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Re: [opensuse] Where to set the domain name? - Leap 15.1 beta
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 07 May 2019 08:43:50 +0200
  • Message-id: <qar9f6$vot$>
James Knott wrote:

On 05/06/2019 04:55 PM, Per Jessen wrote:
You are basically saying "nowhere".
I think Andrei is saying it isn't necessary and asks you to show
which problem it creates for you.

The problem is without a domain name specified somewhere you cannot
connect to something via hostname alone.  You need the FQDN. 

Well, not really.
I added the following line to /etc/hosts on my leap151 test machine:

2001:db8:4f8:a0:1312::1 jamesknott

Then I tried 'ssh jamesknott' -

# ssh -p17022 jamesknott
The authenticity of host '[jamesknott]:17022
([2001:db8:a0:1312::1]:17022)' can't be established.
RSA key fingerprint is
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
Warning: Permanently added '[jamesknott]:17022
[2001:db8:a0:1312::1]:17022' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.
Last login: Tue May 7 07:52:47 2019 from
Have a lot of fun...

I don't understand all this talk - surely the problem is easily
reproduced? Maybe I'll try installing from a USB stick, without
network. (with network, all the config is provided by dhcp).

Per Jessen, Zürich (6.1°C) - your free DNS host, made in Switzerland.

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