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 System Name and Hostnames From EMA
To change system name, the local host name, and the peer host name from EMA, refer to System Administration - Change Name.
Change Hostname 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.