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gethostbyname - Get the IPv4 address corresponding to a given Internet host name

gethostbyname( string$hostname ): string

Returns the IPv4 address of the Internet host specified by hostname.



The host name.

Return Values

Returns the IPv4 address or a string containing the unmodified hostname on failure.

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