Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Retrieving a user's host and domain...

Posted on 1998-02-13
1
Medium Priority
?
189 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-16
I was wondering if and how I can retrieve a user's host and domain.  Is this possible through Java and if so how?
0
Comment
Question by:bjg
1 Comment
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
jpk041897 earned 100 total points
ID: 1233041
Class java.net.InetAddress will give you the tools you need to obtain the host name, specificaly:

getHostName public String getHostName()
 
 Gets the hostname for this address; also the key in the hashtable. If the host is equal to null, then this address refers to any of the local machine's available network addresses.  

For the domain name, best approach would be to use Java.net.Socket.getInetAddress()returns an InetAddress from which you can retrieve the IP adress (for a call to an NSLookup Server) or you can use the Socket's toString() method to obtain the Domain name, provided its available in the URL and not an IP number.
0

Featured Post

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

After being asked a question last year, I went into one of my moods where I did some research and code just for the fun and learning of it all.  Subsequently, from this journey, I put together this article on "Range Searching Using Visual Basic.NET …
In this post we will learn how to connect and configure Android Device (Smartphone etc.) with Android Studio. After that we will run a simple Hello World Program.
Viewers learn how to read error messages and identify possible mistakes that could cause hours of frustration. Coding is as much about debugging your code as it is about writing it. Define Error Message: Line Numbers: Type of Error: Break Down…
This tutorial will introduce the viewer to VisualVM for the Java platform application. This video explains an example program and covers the Overview, Monitor, and Heap Dump tabs.
Suggested Courses

916 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question