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Old 11-26-2001
Question System name ???

Hi all,

I am writing some scripts and I want to get the machine name I am currently working on.

Whoami > username
??????? > hostname


Greetzz,
Dennis
# 2  
Old 11-26-2001
just type "hostname", you can get it
# 3  
Old 11-26-2001
I have noticed that some systems don't support "hostname".

Try this, HOSTNAME=`uname -n`. (use the back tic, next to the 1 key. This will give the hostname as well.

Also, it is good programming to use ALL CAPS for variable names. This will prevent accidental execution of system commands.

Enjoy!

Smilie
 

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