Find Hostname By IP
Get Hostname from any IP Address.
Find Hostname By IP
If you're looking for a way to find a hostname by IP, you've come to the right place. In this blog post, we'll show you how to use the nslookup command to find the IP address of any hostname.
Your computer's name is its hostname, and has one or more IP addresses. The hostname is a unique name that identifies a computer on a network. An IP address is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses Internet Protocol for communication. When you connect to the internet, your ISP(Internet Service Provider) assigns an IP address to your computer, Smartphone, or any other devices you use.
You can use two straightforward commands to find out the hostname and IP address of your Raspberry Pi. Type the following command into the terminal window:
The output will look something like this: 192.168.1.100
This is your Pi's IP address on your local network.
How to find the hostname by IP
To find the IP to hostname, open the command prompt and type in the following:
This will give you the IP address of the specified hostname.
Tools to use
- nslookup: A classic tool that has been around for a long time. It is part of most standard distributions of Linux. To use it, open a terminal and type nslookup followed by the IP address or hostname you want to look up.
- dig Another popular tool for looking up DNS information. It is also available on most Linux distributions by default. To use dig, open a terminal and type dig followed by the IP address or hostname you want to look up.
- host: Another simple tool that can be used for looking up DNS information. It is available on most Linux distributions by default. To use host, open a terminal and type host followed by the IP address or hostname you want to look up.
-To find the hostname by IP, you can use the dig tool.
-To find the IP address of a hostname, you can use the lookup tool.
In Windows, you can find the hostname by IP of a given machine using the "ping" command. To know the IP address of a given device, you can use either the "nslookup" or "dig" commands. If you want to understand a given machine's IP address and hostname, you can use either the "host" or "get" controls.
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