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Old 08-05-2008, 06:22 AM   #1
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Cna any one explain me the difference btween host name and website name
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Well typically a website is www.something.tld and is accessed via a webserver on port 80 or 443.

A hostname belongs to a computer, and would typically have the form hostname.something.tld. The hostname bears no relation to any ports and may be associated with any number of services
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no difference. a website is a host running a webserver.
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'man hostname';

excerpt from 'man hostname';

HOSTNAME(1)                Linux Programmer's Manual               HOSTNAME(1)

       hostname - show or set the system's host name
       domainname - show or set the system's NIS/YP domain name
       dnsdomainname - show the system's DNS domain name
       nisdomainname - show or set system's NIS/YP domain name
       ypdomainname - show or set the system's NIS/YP domain name
       nodename - show or set the system's DECnet node name


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