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HostName Property
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IPHostEntry.HostName Property

Gets or sets the DNS name of the host.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

member HostName : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the primary host name for the server.

The HostName property contains the primary host name for a server. If the DNS entry for the server defines additional aliases, they will be available in the Aliases property.

The following example uses the HostName property to retrieve the primary host name.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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