(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7, PHP 8)

gethostnameLit le nom de l'hôte


gethostname(): string|false

gethostname() lit le nom d'hôte standard pour la machine hôte.

Liste de paramètres

Cette fonction ne contient aucun paramètre.

Valeurs de retour

Retourne une chaîne avec le nom d'hôte, en cas de succès et sinon false.


Exemple #1 Exemple avec gethostname()

echo gethostname(); // doit afficher i.e : sandie

Voir aussi

  • gethostbyname() - Retourne l'adresse IPv4 correspondant à un hôte
  • gethostbyaddr() - Retourne le nom d'hôte correspondant à une IP
  • php_uname() - Retourne les informations sur le système d'exploitation

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User Contributed Notes 4 notes

markosjal AT Gmail
2 years ago
Since I built a PHP app that runs on Linux Windows and MacOS I just discovered that using gethostname() behaves differently on different OSes. Linux will return "hostname" while MacOS 10.15 will return "hostname.local" . Have yet to determine how Windows behaves but the difference is worth noting. Only a few days ago I was wanting to get the LAN extension in Linux and was never able to. I was oly hable to get "hostname". In MacOS it is just there. with "hostname.local"
php at pk1048 dot com
1 year ago
Regarding Linux vs. macOS, that is not a difference in OS or PHP. macOS sets the hostname to <shortname>.local. Open a terminal window and run `hostname` to check. The local hostname can be set on macOS under the Sharing Preferences (or Settings if Ventura 13 or newer).
kurdtpage at gmail dot com
5 years ago
On Linux, use the command `hostname` to view your host name, or `sudo hostname servername` to set it
4 years ago
To the prev. note: **NEVER USE***
#`sudo hostname servername`

Some *nix systems will then force to set the 'servername' as new hostname!
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