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what is the host name on a network

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computer name
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If you are looking for the name of your own computer try executing command hostname, it should answer you the name of the computer.
If the computer is another in your network,  and you have it's IP, try nslookup IP and your DNS should return you the name.  
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Thanks for being so quick! I didn't know it was that easy. I am just learning to set up a SBS 2003
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