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    How to identify an IP address

    Hi

    All I want to do is identify a device on our network by it's IP Address. Is there a command to resolve its domain name from it's address.

    Sorry for posting what will turn out to be a simple question

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    If you open up a command prompt and type:

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    ping computername
    This will reveal its IP address.

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    nslookup ipaddress

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    Loads of ways of doing this.....
    I tend to drop to a CMD and type

    nbtstat -a [ip_address]

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    ipconfig

    Ipconfig /all at command prompt givers you both ip and name in one screen

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    I'll chip in with

    ping -a [name]

    or look it up in the DHCP server

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    Can't really add any more to that - think everyone has covered all angles, at least the ones I know about.

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    Code:
    dig servername

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