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Q: IP addresses ( Answered,   4 Comments )
Subject: IP addresses
Category: Computers
Asked by: gagaga12345-ga
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Posted: 05 Jan 2004 19:41 PST
Expires: 04 Feb 2004 19:41 PST
Question ID: 293521
Can I get addresses in English, through Google, from IP addresses in numbers?
Subject: Re: IP addresses
Answered By: aditya2k-ga on 06 Jan 2004 01:02 PST
Hi gagaga12345-ga,

Good day and thanks for your question. What you are looking for is
called reverse DNS lookup, which converts IP addresses (in
###.###.###.### format) to the hostname (which is the "English"
address according to your question).

If you use Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 or Linux/UNIX/Solaris, you can use
the 'nslookup' command from the command prompt.

C:> nslookup <IP>

e.g. consider the IP (random)

It returns the following:

Name:  (hostname)
Address:               (IP)

Alternatively, you can get the information from sites which reverse
DNS IP addresses. is a good site for this

I hope this answers your question. If you have any clarifications,
please don't hesitate to ask.

Thank you for using this service and have a nice day.

Warm regards,

Clarification of Answer by aditya2k-ga on 06 Jan 2004 01:03 PST
The thought crossed my mind. By addresses, did you mean mailing addresses?

If so, then is the place to look for them
Subject: Re: IP addresses
From: tolo-ga on 06 Jan 2004 00:02 PST
It seems no, but if it's a major company then it may work. Mine
didn't, and other people's didn't, so there you are.

Subject: Re: IP addresses
From: shogix-ga on 06 Jan 2004 12:06 PST
What I understand about the question: is it possible to nslookup an IP
through the Google interface ?
Subject: Re: IP addresses
From: scubapup-ga on 07 Jan 2004 10:59 PST
ping -a
where xxx is a part of the ip addy

should work
Subject: Re: IP addresses
From: benjaminrtz-ga on 09 Jan 2004 21:04 PST
Just use the online net  tools here! ! BTW found it thru google!

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