• Subject: Finding the HostName
  • From: "vijayakumar purushothaman" <p_vijayakumar@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 08:59:25

        I want to get the Host Name of AS/400 in my java program, but failed. 
same program is working fine in Windows NT. Here i attached the program as 
well as the error message which i get in the Qshell. Any help is greatly 


import java.net.*;
import java.net.InetAddress.*;

public class ipadd
public static void main(String args[]) throws Exception

InetAddress a=InetAddress.getLocalHost();
System.out.println("Output of getLocalHost() ------  "+ a);
String str=a.getHostName();
System.out.println("Output of getHostName() ------  "+ str);


javac ipadd.java
java ipadd
java.net.UnknownHostException: empty string
      java/lang/Exception.<init>(Ljava/lang/String;)V+1 (Exception.java:45)
ress;+11 (InetAddress.java:413)
      ipadd.main([Ljava/lang/String;)V+1 (ipadd.java:9)

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