[rescue] Follow-Up : Changing IP address in Solaris 10
jjn_rescue at nonken.net
Mon Jun 27 11:24:02 CDT 2005
On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 10:55:46 -0500, Mike Parson wrote:
> A few years back, I had a phone interview with the technical
> screener at a company. One of the questions was "How do you change
> the IP on a Solaris box?"
> I answered with, "Edit /etc/inet/hosts, /etc/defaultrouter,
> /etc/hostname.hme0, and /etc/inet/netmasks, reboot."
> This was the wrong answer. They had ONE right answer for all UNIX
> related questions, and the only right answer to that question was
> 'sys-unconfig.' We all know, there's only ever ONE way to do
> anything, right?
> There were a couple of other similar question/answer sets similar
> to that, using KILL -HUP to reload config files vs using some flag
> to an rc type script, etc. In any case, I didn't get that gig.
Maybe just as well. You probably would have been required to have had
half your brain removed to qualify.
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