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I need to know the ip address of another machine in a lan network.

What is the Windows command for getting ip address from machine name and vice versa?

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A machine with machine name "accounting" and ip ""

IP -> Machine Name:




Machine Name -> IP

nslookup accounting


ping accounting
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in window 7 and later versions. to find ipv4 ip by hostname you can try following methods.

For ipv4 (

ping hostname -4

For ipv6 (0000:0000:0000:0000:0000):

ping hostname -6
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