HOSTNAME(1) User Commands HOSTNAME(1)

hostname - show or set system host name

hostname [OPTION...] [NAME]

Show or set the system's host name.
-a, --aliases
alias names
-d, --domain
DNS domain name
-f, --fqdn, --long
DNS host name or FQDN
-F, --file=FILE
set host name or NIS domain name from FILE
-i, --ip-addresses
addresses for the host name
-s, --short
short host name
-y, --yp, --nis
NIS/YP domain name
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Written by Debarshi Ray.

Report bugs to <>.

Copyright © 2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

The full documentation for hostname is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and hostname programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info hostname

should give you access to the complete manual.

September 2021 GNU inetutils 2.2