How to find the IPs of servers I am connected to

I want to know how I can find the IPs of servers I am connected to, such as when playing an MMO game. Is there a program or simple way to find the IP information or is this not possible?

Thanks ahead of time,
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
start >run >cmd {enter}

arp -a {enter}
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
You can use NETSTAT command.  It will give some names, some IPs.  You can then "ping" any name (excluding the :### part) and get the IP.  
TCP View from SysInterals is great for monitoring active connectons. I use it on servers to monitor who is connecting to what processes/services.

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1. "arp -a" will work only in LAN environment (in case you need IPs of Internet servers - won't help you), since arp is a LAN protocol.

2. "netstat -a -p TCP" command will show you active TCP connections - which is relevant for the Internet servers.
"netstat -an -p TCP" (-n switch doesn't resolve the names of the ports , such as "http","telnet", etc.) - works faster. You need to find out the number of the port the game is using.

NOTE: The IP of the host in active connection, probably won't do you any good, since most servers work in clusters, meaning they are sitting on a private network behind a firewall/load balancer and you will see only this firewall/loadbalancer public IP.

Nevertheless - netstat command is your thing.

Good Luck.
muhalok, is right the command you are looking for to use is "netstat -an" (after you are at a command prompt) this will tell you not only the ports your computer is listening on but also those that are established.

Another way is to get a network sniffer either ethreal, or windump either work great. both will give you alot of information about your network traffic. but more than you will need just for an ip/port.

The easiest solution thought would be to close all apps, run netstat, open your MMO and connect, open a new command prompt and run netstat again and compare and find your "target"

Choices: Sniffer or netstat

suggestion: cmd <CR> netstat -an <CR>
alternativly if you know the dns name... ie ( you can either browse the internet to such great sites as which can give you alot of information.......

or just go to a command prompt and type nslookup and it will return an ip or ip's of that dns name.
nathanmxAuthor Commented:
Ok I'm trying everything you all suggested, be right back with results... thanks so much everyone...

try this as well
tracert, and watch as your comp comes up with ip's of where your comp is going through..
nathanmxAuthor Commented:
Though netstats helped with most of the connections, it didn't help with my MMO, as you guessed.  TCP View worked very well though. Thanks for everyone's help! ;)
What? TCPView is just a nice gui for netstat and it just updates it automatically.
But if it worked for you - y not.
Yes thats what I like about it, I can leave it running and see moment by moment connections coming and going. Its very useful in getting a feel for the patterns of behaviour and helps spot the abnormalities.
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