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Sockets[GetHostName] - retrieve the name of the local host

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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.




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