HOSTNAME(1) AerieBSD 1.0 Refernce Manual HOSTNAME(1)

NAME

hostname — set or print name of current host system

SYNOPSIS

hostname [-s] [name-of-host]

DESCRIPTION

The hostname utility prints the name of the current host. The superuser can set the host name by supplying a /etc/myname file. This is used at system boot time by netstart(8) to initialize the hostname.

The options are as follows:
-s
Trims off any domain information from the printed name.

SEE ALSO

domainname(1), gethostname(3), sethostname(3), myname(5), hostname(7), netstart(8)

HISTORY

The hostname utility appeared in 4.2BSD.


AerieBSD 1.0 Reference Manual August 26 2008 HOSTNAME(1)