vserver services name-service getxxbyyy gethostbyname

Gets the IP address information from host name.

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.

Description

The vserver services name-service getxxbyyy gethostbyname gets the IP address by using the host name. The underlying service for doing the lookup is selected based on the configured name service switch order. When the look up happens from the hosts file, only the first IP address is returned for a host configured with multiple IP addresses.

Parameters

-node {<nodename>|local} - Node Name
Node Use this parameter to specify the node where the lookup will be performed
-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver Name
Vserver Name Use this parameter to specify the Vserver where the lookup will be performed
-hostname <text> - Host Name
Use this parameter to specify the Hostname for which the IP address information is requested
[-show-source {true|false}] - Source used for Lookup
Use this parameter to specify if source used for lookup needs to be displayed

Examples

The following example requests IP Address information from the given hostname
	cluster1::*> vserver services name-service getxxbyyy gethostbyname -node cluster1-01 -vserver vs1 -hostname localhost -show-source false
	Host name: localhost
	Canonical name: localhost
	IPv4: 127.0.0.1