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PInging by IP Address

Simon336697
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Hi guys hope you are well and can help.

I currently run this script by determining if a host is up by pinging its hostname.
What i would like to do though is modify the below script to instead pinging by hostname, ping by its ip address.
Any help greatly appreciated.
@echo off
setlocal enabledelayedexpansion
for /f %%c in (computers.txt) do (
  call :GETINFO %%c
  echo %%c: !Availability!>>availability.txt
)
goto :eof
 
:GETINFO
if [%1]==[] goto :eof
Set Availability=
ping %1 -n 2 -w 100 >nul 2>&1  
If %errorlevel%==1 goto DOWN
 
echo %1: Up
Set Availability=Up
goto :eof
 
:DOWN
echo %1: Down
Set Availability=Down

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Thanks guys to all 3 of you.

Bill, nslookup is a DNS-specific lookup tool, which is why id prefer to use that instead of ping.

The other thing about using nslookup is that you can query the DNS database without the machine being online.

Thanks to all of you really appreciate all your help.
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