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8.111 Net::netent

Returns information for a network. Overrides the core getnetbyname and getnetbyaddr functions with object-oriented versions that return Net::netent objects. The objects have methods that return the fields of the same name from the netent structure in netdb.h:

addrtypeNet address type
aliasesArray of aliases
nameName of net
netNetwork number

You can access the structure fields either with the methods or by importing the fields into your namespace with the :FIELDS import tag and then accessing them by prepending n_ to the field name:

Net::netent exports the following:

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