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Old 01-16-2013
Command for Host Name to IP Address or Vice Versa


In unix or linux is there any command exist to identify Host Name to IP Address or Vice Versa?

Thanks in advance
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Old 01-16-2013
Hi Scott,

Thanks for the reply.

However can i get url name or domain name from IP using nslookup.

For example can i get the url name wwwdotgoogledotcom from IP.
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Old 01-16-2013
You can get the IP address of a domain, yes.

# nslookup
Non-authoritative answer:

ping will also give the IP address, and in many impementations the domain name.
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Old 01-16-2013
Hi Scott,

Thanks, just check in server its working.

in addition to above query,Is there any command to get hostname from IP.
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Old 01-16-2013
You can also use


host hostname

Similarly vice-versa.
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Old 01-16-2013
Very little is working for me (including host) since I'm currently behind a corporate firewall (and that's probably good!), but dig can also be used to do a reverse lookup from an IP address.

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