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Old 10-21-2008
Java how to find the host name

HI,

what is the command to find the host name with IP address.
is possible to find the host name of other boxes( having their ip) from the same box (assuming telnet to other box is possible from this)

Regards,
Ananda
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Old 10-21-2008
To find the hostname:

Code:
uname -n

To find the corresponding IP address, check the file /etc/hosts. Also, the following command will list network interfaces (with IP addresses):

Code:
ifconfig -a

If the machine is configured in DNS, you can just do this to find out both:
Code:
# host `uname -n`
robin.my.domain has address 1.2.3.4

 

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