Display Hostname and IP address in Python
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.
Hostname : pppContainer IP : 10.98.162.168
NOTE : Output varies machine to machine.