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PowerChute Network Shutdown Virtual Appliance Hostname resets after reboot

Issue:
The hostname has been changed for the PowerChute Network Shutdown Virtual Appliance, but after the Appliance is rebooted, the hostname reverts to localhost.

Product Line:
PowerChute Network Shutdown Appliance

Environment:
VMWare ESXi
PowerChute Network Shutdown Appliance 4.x & 3.x

Cause:
VAMI scripts that are used when creating Virtual Appliances. Information can be found in
VMware Kbase 2009519

Solution:

If running PCNS 4.2 build 6755 or above to change the hostname, run the command hostnamectl set-hostname "new hostname."
NOTE: You must stop or restart the PCNS service for the hostname to change in the PCNS web interface.
The commands are service PowerChute stop and service PowerChute start.

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