Why is myhostname added to /etc/nsswitch.conf when updating systemd

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • We have to remove the myhostname from the nsswitch.conf to make sure the IPv4 address is returned instead of ::1, fix taken from https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1287253. But after updating the systemd RPM our change is undone. The systemd has in it %post hardcode that it has to add the myhostname to the hosts line in nsswitch.conf


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • systemd

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