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gethostname

The Windows Sockets gethostname function returns the standard host name for the local machine.

VB4-32,5,6
Declare Function gethostname Lib "WSOCK32" (ByVal szHost As String, ByVal dwHostLen As Long) As Long

VB.NET
System.Net.Dns.GetHostName

Operating Systems Supported
Requires Windows Sockets 1.1 or later

Library
Wsock32

Parameter Information
name
[out] A pointer to a buffer that receives the local host name.

namelen
[in] The length of the buffer.

Return Values
If no error occurs, gethostname returns zero. Otherwise, it returns SOCKET_ERROR and a specific error code can be retrieved by calling WSAGetLastError.

Examples

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