PYTHON gethostbynamel

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gethostbynamel

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

gethostbynamel Get a list of IP addresses corresponding to a given Internet host name

Description

array gethostbynamel ( string $hostname )

Returns a list of IP addresses to which the Internet host specified by hostname resolves.

Parameters

hostname

The host name.

Return Values

Returns an array of IP addresses or FALSE if hostname could not be resolved.

Examples

Example #1 gethostbynamel() example

<?php
$hosts 
gethostbynamel('www.example.com');
print_r($hosts);
?>

The above example will output:

Array
(
    [0] => 192.0.34.166
)

See Also

  • gethostbyname() - Get the IP address corresponding to a given Internet host name
  • gethostbyaddr() - Get the Internet host name corresponding to a given IP address
  • checkdnsrr() - Check DNS records corresponding to a given Internet host name or IP address
  • getmxrr() - Get MX records corresponding to a given Internet host name
  • the named(8) manual page