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Getting back into web after about 10 years. Setting up an intranet for my company. Windows 2008 R2, IIS.

I have a basic form setup for tech support and I'm trying to automatically get the computers name into the database, and email that's sent to me.

Seems like IIS wont do a reverse lookup.

These dont work (I have ColdFusion installed as well)
 <%Response.Write(Request.ServerVariables("remote_host"))%>
CGI.remote_host

Both just return the ip address. How do I get the hostname?

I ran this in IIS to supposedly turn on reverse lookups.
cscript adsutil.vbs set /w3svc/EnableReverseDNS "TRUE"

Thanks for any help
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Running cscript command "cscript adsutil.vbs set /w3svc/EnableReverseDNS "TRUE" for IIS 7 will not work.

Please see following article to enable "IP and Domain Restrictions" role service on windows 2008 server

http://www.expta.com/2010/01/how-to-enable-reverse-dns-lookup-in-iis.html

refer to this article for enabling "IP and Domain Restrictions"
http://www.iis.net/configreference/system.webserver/security/ipsecurity
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