HOSTNAME(1) BSD General Commands Manual HOSTNAME(1)NAMEhostname — set or print name of current host system
SYNOPSIShostname [-s] [name-of-host]
Hostname 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/netstart, normally run at boot time.
-s Trims off any domain information from the printed name.
SEE ALSOgethostname(2), sethostname(2)HISTORY
The hostname command appeared in 4.2BSD.
4.2 Berkeley Distribution April 28, 1995 4.2 Berkeley Distribution