A host name is a character string that specifies a computer on a network.
In order to perform communication on a network, IP addresses that act as addresses are required.
However, it is difficult to recognize IP addresses as they are written in numbers.
Host names show them in alphanumeric characters.
- Host name: google.com (IP address: 188.8.131.52)
The following shows the relationship among a host name, domain name and FQDN.
- Host name：A character string that specifies a computer on a network.
- Domain name：A character string that specifies a network on the Internet.
- FQDN：A character string described by combining a host name and a domain name.
|URL||Host name||Domain name||FQDN|
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