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host·name

 (hōst′nām′)
n.
The name used to identify a host on a computer network.
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Visitors can look up their appointments by entering their name or email address and host name into specific fields through the Kiosk Application.
If an attacker found vulnerable software and a way to transfer a properly crafted host name up to this function then theoretically the attacker could take over the control of the system.
DHCP and DNS network services provide automated IP address assignment and host name lookup services, respectively, and are critical to providing efficient and easy-to-use converged services.
Sunday Night at the London Palladium and countless Saturday Night Spectaculars brought him TV recognition and he's gone on to host Name That Tune and to appear in more than 300 Give Us a Clue games.
The service provides a specific host name for a dynamic IP address so that you can maintain your server via ADSL/FTTH lines.
Most importantly, it provides an IP address for each host name, and lists the mail exchange servers accepting e-mail for each domain.
Also key, of course, is information on successful backups including host name, client name, save set name, backup level, volume name, size, start time, end time, duration and speed.
The host name often provides useful information on the identity (the "address") of the Web server hosting a page and, less reliably, the name of the institution responsible for publishing the page.
Lutus advises frustrated users to look at the e-mail header and find the source host name and address.
When the primary Web server fails, the system administrator logs on to the secondary server and changes its IP address and host name (this can be automated with some light scripting ) to that of the primary Web server.
When Tango is installed, its fully integrated Tango Mail program is installed and ready to use after recording the POP username and host name.
In its simplest terms, this request is a string of characters known as a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that specifies a scheme (ftp, Gopher, or http, for example), a host name (a machine on whose file system the resource resides), and finally, what is interpreted as a path to the location of a file on the host machine (this is not strictly the case but illustrates the basic workings of the protocol).