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How does ERA agent obtain FQDN name of a computer it is running on?

I have one computer, which FQDN equals to its hostname, as such it is not renamed by "Rename task".

I have proper DNS set up as well as I can nslookup the IP in question, which returns FQDN name, not only the hostname.

What could be the problem here?

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You have not mentioned platform, but on Windows, native API call GetComputerNameEx with type ComputerNameDnsFullyQualified is used. Official Microsoft documentation for this call states:

 

The fully qualified DNS name that uniquely identifies the local computer. This name is a combination of the DNS host name and the DNS domain name, using the form HostName.DomainName. If the local computer is a node in a cluster, lpBuffer receives the fully qualified DNS name of the cluster virtual server.

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