Updated: 2021/Apr/14


HOSTNAME(1)                 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 9.99                     April 28, 1995                     NetBSD 9.99