How-To change hostname in Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard with scutil

scutil provides a command line interface to the “dynamic store” data maintained by configd. [from the scutil manual]

sudo scutil --set HostName hostname[.domain]

if the domain is not specified the hostname will be automatically configured as .local

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