Frequently Asked Question

Locating your network host name
Last Updated 6 years ago

In order to determine the hostname of your computer, follow the instructions for your operating system below: 

MacOSX, Linux (all flavours): 

  • Open a terminal window (in the other folder in MacOSX, in the file menu on KDE etc)
  • Then type "hostname" without the quotes. This will give the machine hostname. 

Windows 7/8/10:

  • Open a command prompt (in accessories in 7, under windows system in 8 and 10)
  • Then type "hostname" without the quotes. This will give the machines hostname. 

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