There are many ways to find hostname and IP address of a local machine. Here is a simple method to find hostname and IP address using python code.
Library used – socket: This module provides access to the BSD socket interface. It is available on all modern Unix systems, Windows, MacOS, and probably additional platforms.
Method used :
- gethostname() : The gethostname function retrieves the standard host name for the local computer.
- gethostbyname() : The gethostbyname function retrieves host information corresponding to a host name from a host database.
# Python3 code to display hostname and # IP address # Importing socket library import socket # Function to display hostname and # IP address def get_Host_name_IP(): try: host_name = socket.gethostname() host_ip = socket.gethostbyname(host_name) print("Hostname : ",host_name) print("IP : ",host_ip) except: print("Unable to get Hostname and IP") # Driver code get_Host_name_IP() #Function call #This code is conributed by "Sharad_Bhardwaj".
Hostname : pppContainer IP : 10.98.162.168
NOTE : Output varies machine to machine.
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