TIP HostnamePlugin is not installed on Foswiki.org.


Displays the hostname of the server serving Foswiki.


This is a simple plugin that displays the hostname of the server that served the request. It can be useful when using a load balancer so you can be sure which server served the request.


Installation Instructions

You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server.

Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. Use "Find More Extensions" to get a list of available extensions. Select "Install".

If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See http://foswiki.org/Support/ManuallyInstallingExtensions for more help.

Plugin Files

File: Description:
data/System/HostnamePlugin.txt Documentation
data/System/VarHOSTNAME.txt Macro documentation
lib/Foswiki/Plugins/HostnamePlugin.pm Perl module

Plugin Info

Plugin Author(s): Foswiki:Main.AndrewJones
Copyright: © 2007 - 2011, Foswiki:Main.AndrewJones
License: GPL (Gnu General Public License)
Plugin Release: 1.1
Plugin Version: 11628 (2011-05-04)
Change History:  
04 May 2011 1.1: Foswiki:Task.Item10708: Non-closing span on error message - Foswiki:Main.AndrewJones
12 Mar 2009 1.0: Initial release - Foswiki:Main.AndrewJones
Plugin Home: http://foswiki.org/Extensions/HostnamePlugin
Support: http://foswiki.org/Support/HostnamePlugin

Related Topics: Plugins, DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, Macros

Topic revision: r1 - 04 May 2011, AndrewJones
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