[Lazarus] Finding out the Hostname of the Computer.

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Fri Nov 28 10:44:26 CET 2008

Andrew Haines wrote:

> Result := GetEnvironmentVariable('HOSTNAME'); This won't work under 
> windows and there is probably a better way to do this with sockets.

GetHostName() or similar. If you use a shell variable it can be spoofed, 
so particularly if running as root go to the lowest-level API available.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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