Hostname keeps changing

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by bbasra, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

    Jul 4, 2012
    I've got ML installed on my rMBP and joined my Windows Domain and my hostname randomly keeps changing to something like 37l4247h25-30.b****** After a reboot, its back to normal APPLE-RMBP.b******

    Any ideas?
  2. macrumors 68040


    Feb 25, 2012
    Sydney, Australia
    Your Mac is getting it's hostname from a DHCP server on the local network. It's normal behaviour. If you want to override this and use the locally set hostname try this:

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