hostname -- set or print name of current host system
hostname [-s] [name-of-host]
The hostname utility prints the name of the current host. The super-user
can set the hostname by supplying an argument; this is usually done in
the network initialization script /etc/rc.network, normally run at boot
time. This script uses the hostname variable in /etc/rc.conf.
-s Trim off any domain information from the printed name.
The hostname command appeared in 4.2BSD.
FreeBSD 5.2.1 April 28, 1995 FreeBSD 5.2.1 [ Back ]