getHackTime() Netscript Function

getHackTime(hostname/ip[, hackLvl=current level])
  • hostname/ip (string) – Hostname or IP of target server
  • hackLvl (number) – Optional hacking level for the calculation. Defaults to player’s current hacking level
RAM cost:

0.05 GB

Returns the amount of time in seconds it takes to execute the hack() Netscript function on the target server.

The function takes in an optional hackLvl parameter that can be specified to see what the hack time would be at different hacking levels.


For Hacknet Servers (the upgraded version of a Hacknet Node), this function will return Infinity.