Avatar of HCSHAW
HCSHAW
 asked on

Is there a quick way to identify a users IP address remotely

I was wondering, is there a tool or command that would quickly give me the current IP address of a user?

As an admin, I need to identify what piece of equipment the user is on, and what his IP address is to access that equipment.   I can do this in a round about way, but I was wondering if there is a quick command / tool that would allow me to simply type in the user name/domain and it return  their current IP address within the domain.

Not a big issue.  I am just looking for a quicker way to identify them on the network.
Windows NetworkingNetworking

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
Paul MacDonald

8/22/2022 - Mon
Paul MacDonald

Nothing built in to Windows will do what you're talking about.  You could probably write something, but what happens if a user is logged into multiple computers at once?
HCSHAW

ASKER
That's kinda what I thought after digging around.   In our organization, it is rare for someone to be logged into 2 computers at a time.  If that occurred, I would want the tool/cmd to return the IP address of all equipment.

Have you heard of a tool that will work on windows to do this?
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Paul MacDonald

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
HCSHAW

ASKER
Thanks.  Looking at these I see some possibilities.  I appreciate the help.
Experts Exchange has (a) saved my job multiple times, (b) saved me hours, days, and even weeks of work, and often (c) makes me look like a superhero! This place is MAGIC!
Walt Forbes
Paul MacDonald

Happy to have helped!