[erlang-questions] reliably figure out hostname

Tim Watson <>
Thu Aug 2 16:33:37 CEST 2012


On 2 Aug 2012, at 09:40, Gustav Simonsson wrote:

> 
> {ok, LocalHostName} = inet:gethostname().
> inet_res:gethostbyname(LocalHostName).
> 
> You get a hostent record back which has the FQDN.
> 

Cool thanks for pointing that out Gustav, I'll give this a try on the various machines we had troubles with.

Cheers,
Tim

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