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Hostname

Displays the host name portion of the full computer name of the computer.

Syntax

hostname

Parameters

/?   : Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks

  • For more information about specifying the full computer name, see Related Topics.

  • This command is available only if the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol is installed as a component in the properties of a network adapter in Network Connections

Examples

To display the name of the computer, type:

hostname

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Format

Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

Command-line reference A-Z

Specify your computer and workgroup names

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