This section describes the procedure for changing the CE hostname, peer CE hostname, and/or system name.
You can use the either Command Line or Platform Manager to change Node name.
Both procedures are service-impacting.
Change Node Name From Platform Manager
To change the node name from Platform Manager, see Changing SBC System Name
Change Node Name From Command Line
This section describes the procedure for changing the CE name, peer CE name, and/or system name.
Shut down the SBC application on the standby system.
nameChange.plscript on the active system. Usage is:
-h: Prints usage statement
-c: Changes the CE hostname to the specified name
-p: Changes the peer CE hostname to the specified name
-s: Changes the system name to the specified name
-l: Force confd debug level
where, 0 - SILENT, 1 - DEBUG, 2 - TRACE
-L: Force pstrace level
where, 0 - SILENT, 1 - TRACE, 2 - VERB
- This script must be run on both active and standby systems.
- Stop the SBC application on both the standby and active systems, and then run the
nameChange.plscript on both active and standby systems.
- One of the -c, -p, or -s options must be specified.
Once the active system successfully finishes updating, run
nameChange.plscript on the standby system.The active and standby systems accept different arguments since the CE hostname/peer hostname depends on which system you are accessing.
Start the SBC application active system.
Start the service on the standby system.