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Hostname

Published: April 17, 2012

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Displays the host name portion of the full computer name of the computer. For examples of how this command can be used, see Examples.

Syntax
hostname
Parameters

 

Parameter Description

/?

Displays Help at the command prompt.

Remarks

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.

Examples

To display the name of the computer, type:

hostname