Hostname: Mac

To find the computer name ("hostname") of a Mac:

  1. Open your Mac's System Preferences.System Preferences
  2. Select the Sharing option.Sharing
  3. Your computer name is displayed at the top of the screen. IT Support is going to be interested in the network version of the computer name. This is displayed below the text box (highlighted in the screenshot below). In this example, the name of the computer ("hostname") is ABCDE-12345.Hostname