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Version: 8.1

system.device.getDeviceHostname

This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Returns the hostname of the device.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.device.getDeviceHostname()

Parameters

TypeParameterDescription
StringdeviceNameThe name of the device in Ignition.

Returns

The hostname of the device. The value will display null if the device doesn't have a hostname.

Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Example

Code Snippet
# The following example displays the device hostname
# for the device as entered in Ignition.

print system.device.getDeviceHostname(deviceName)

Keywords

system device getDeviceHostname, device.getDeviceHostname