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Configuring Host Names

Practice Labs Module
Time
58 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the Configuring Host Names Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Configuring Host Names Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Configure Host Names

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure hostnames using hostnamectl
  • Configure hostnames using nmcli

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 107.1 Manage user and group accounts and related system files.
  • LPI: 110.1 Perform security administration tasks.
  • CompTIA: 2.2 Given a scenario, manage users and groups.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure Host Names

A hostname is a unique name given to a system on the network. Using the hostname, the system is identified and accessed if the appropriate configuration is done. Even though any name can be used as a hostname, but it is always good to follow a set of guidelines that an organization may have. In this exercise, you will understand how to configure hostname on a system.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure hostnames using hostnamectl
  • Configure hostnames using nmcli
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