set or print name of current host
hostname utility is used to set or
print the name of the current host. If no argument is given, the name of the
current host is printed.
The host name can be set by the superuser either by specifying name-of-host, or by supplying a myname(5) file, which is used at system boot time by netstart(8) to initialize the hostname.
The options are as follows:
- Trims off any domain information from the printed name.
domainname(1), gethostname(3), myname(5), hostname(7), netstart(8)
hostname utility appeared in