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gethostbyname

gethostbyname 
name

Retrieves the address (and other names) of a network hostname. The return value in list context is:

($name, $aliases, $addrtype, $length, @addrs)
where @addrs is a list of raw addresses. In scalar context, gethostbyname returns only the host address.











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