Python program to Display Hostname and IP address?



Python provides gethostname(),gethostbyname() two function. gethostname() retrives the standard host name for the local machine. gethostbyname() retrives host information corresponding to a host name from a host database.

Socket. gethostname()
Socket. gethostbyname()

Algorithm

Step 1: use module socket.
Step 2: use gethostname() retrives the standard host name for the local machine.
Step 3: use gethostbyname() retrives host information corresponding to a host name from a host database.

Example Code

# Display hostname andIP address
import socket
def host_IP():
   try:
      hname = socket.gethostname()
      hip = socket.gethostbyname(hname)
      print("Hostname:  ",hname)
      print("IP Address: ",hip)
   except:
      print("Unable to get Hostname and IP")
# Driver code
host_IP() #Function call

Output

Hostname:   Satyajit-PC
IP Address:  192.168.1.66
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