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NAMENet::Domain - Attempt to evaluate the current host's internet name and domain
use Net::Domain qw(hostname hostfqdn hostdomain);
DESCRIPTIONUsing various methods attempt to find the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) of the current host. From this determine the host-name and the host-domain.
Each of the functions will return undef if the FQDN cannot be determined.
- hostfqdn ()
- Identify and return the FQDN of the current host.
- hostname ()
- Returns the smallest part of the FQDN which can be used to identify the host.
- hostdomain ()
- Returns the remainder of the FQDN after the hostname has been removed.
AUTHORGraham Barr <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Adapted from Sys::Hostname by David Sundstrom <email@example.com>
COPYRIGHTCopyright (c) 1995-1998 Graham Barr. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
$Id: //depot/libnet/Net/Domain.pm#21 $