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Find Computer Name from IPAddress

Posted on 2003-10-29
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From a command promt, in Windows 2000, what can I type to find out the computer name if I already know the ipaddress?
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nbtstat -a xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (where xxx is the ip address)
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In case the "nbtstat" command doesn't work (requires NetBIOS enabled) then you could also try this:

ping -a xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
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Or you can type:

ping -a x.x.x.x

Or if using DNS:

nslookup x.x.x.x


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