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HOSTNAME(1) NetBSD General Commands Manual HOSTNAME(1)
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hostname -- set or print name of current host system
hostname [-s] [name-of-host]
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.
-s Trims off any domain information from the printed name.
domainname(1), gethostname(3), sethostname(3)
The hostname utility appeared in 4.2BSD.
NetBSD 8.1 April 28, 1995 NetBSD 8.1