Definition of "hostname" []

  • The unique name by which any device attached to a network is known. (noun)
  • (Internet) a computer or other network device's Internet domain name; a fully qualified hostname (noun)
  • (Internet) the portion of a computer's Internet domain name that comes before the first period; an unqualified hostname (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hostname" in a sentence
  • "Where the hostname is the host on which Apache runs."
  • "For each host define the following resource properties: unbound_name hostname of the host ipmiHostname hostname of the service controller."
  • "When installing, all we had to do was select options and if more information was needed, boxes would pop up for us to enter our choices, such as hostname or an elastic IP address range."