HOSTNAME(1)             NetBSD General Commands Manual             HOSTNAME(1)


NAME
hostname -- set or print name of current host system
SYNOPSIS
hostname [-s] [name-of-host]
DESCRIPTION
hostname prints the name of the current host. The super-user can set the host name by supplying an argument; this is usually done in the network initialization script /etc/rc.d/network, normally run at boot time. Options: -s Trims off any domain information from the printed name.
SEE ALSO
domainname(1), gethostname(3), sethostname(3)
HISTORY
The hostname utility appeared in 4.2BSD. NetBSD 5.0_RC4 April 28, 1995 NetBSD 5.0_RC4

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