Host (-H) command

The -HOST command specifies the host name or TCP/IP address of the remote host. The -HOST command is optional. If you omit it, the adapter uses the name of the local computer as the remote host name.

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-HOST command syntax

>>-+--------+--+-host_name--+----------------------------------><
   +- -H ---+  '-IP_address-'   
   '- -HOST '                   

host_name
Specifies the name of the remote host.
ip_address
Specifies the IP address of the remote host. You can use an Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresss or an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) address. For example, use 192.168.1.120 as the IPv4 address or 1080:0:0:0:8:800:200C:417A as the IPv6 address.