Function SocketGetHostName() Professional

Retrieves the default host name for the local computer.

SocketGetHostName( [@<nError>] ) --> cHostName
If this parameter is passed by reference to the function, it gets assigned a numeric error code when the function fails. #define constants beginning with WSAE are available in the file SOCKET.CH to identify an error condition.

The function returns the default name of the local computer as character string, or a null string ("") when an error occurs.


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