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GETHOSTID(2)                  System Calls Manual                 GETHOSTID(2)



NAME
       gethostid - get unique identifier of current host

SYNOPSIS
       gethostid()

DESCRIPTION
       gethostid()  returns  the 32-bit identifier for the current host, which
       should be unique across all hosts.  On a Sun workstation,  this  number
       is taken from the CPU board's ID PROM.

SEE ALSO
       hostid(1)



                                21 January 1990                   GETHOSTID(2)