gethostbynamel

gethostbynamel

(PHP 3, 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. Returns FALSE if hostname could not be resolved.

Example 1. gethostbynamel() example

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

The printout of the above program will be:

Array
(
    [0] => 192.0.34.166
)

See also gethostbyname(), gethostbyaddr(), checkdnsrr(), getmxrr(), and the named(8) manual page.

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