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HOSTNAME(1)		FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		   HOSTNAME(1)

NAME
     hostname -- set or	print name of current host system

SYNOPSIS
     hostname [-f] [-s | -d] [name-of-host]

DESCRIPTION
     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 initialization	script /etc/rc.d/hostname, normally run	at boot	time.
     This script uses the hostname variable in /etc/rc.conf.

     Options:

     -f	   Include domain information in the printed name.  This is the	de-
	   fault behavior.

     -s	   Trim	off any	domain information from	the printed name.

     -d	   Only	print domain information.

EXAMPLES
     Set the host name of the machine and check	the result:

	   $ hostname beastie.localdomain.org
	   $ hostname
	   beastie.localdomain.org

     Do	not show domain	information:

	   $ hostname -s
	   beastie

     Show only domain information:

	   $ hostname -d
	   localdomain.org

SEE ALSO
     gethostname(3), rc.conf(5)

HISTORY
     The hostname command appeared in 4.2BSD.

FreeBSD	13.0			October	5, 2020			  FreeBSD 13.0

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