FQDN and hostname

On WIndows 2008 I perform the following:

c:\>hostname
cont6

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What I actually need is the fully qualified host name

How can I get that , what command should I run
Anthony LuciaAsked:
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MazdajaiCommented:
Try the following in powershell

$env:computername.$env:userdnsdomain

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becraigCommented:
The above would give you the users domain and not necessarily the computer domain.

(gwmi WIN32_ComputerSystem).Domain

This is based on the fact that a user might be in a separate domain to the domain a computer is in .
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Anthony LuciaAuthor Commented:
I performed th efollowing within PowerShell

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PS C:\Users\benchmarking> $env:computername.$env:userdnsdomain
PS C:\Users\benchmarking>
PS C:\Users\benchmarking>
PS C:\Users\benchmarking>
PS C:\Users\benchmarking> $env:computername.$env:userdnsdomain
PS C:\Users\benchmarking>
PS C:\Users\benchmarking>
PS C:\Users\benchmarking>

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but did not get the domain
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becraigCommented:
Run the command I provided:
(gwmi WIN32_ComputerSystem).Domain  from a powershell window, it should give you the domain of the computer.
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MazdajaiCommented:
Is the pc a domain member?

If the computer in the workgroup it will display a blank line.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
(gwmi WIN32_ComputerSystem).Name + "." + (gwmi WIN32_ComputerSystem).Domain

Will return the fqdn of the computer
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