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 GetHostName
 retrieve the name of the local host

 Calling Sequence GetHostName()

Description

 • The procedure GetHostName obtains a valid node name for the local machine. It returns a string that contains some valid hostname for the machine on which the calling process is running.
 • A fully qualified domain name is returned if possible. If all methods to determine the name of the local host fail, then the string "localhost" is returned.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{Sockets}\left[\mathrm{GetHostName}\right]\left(\right)$
 ${"be527fdac554"}$ (1)

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