To use the Windows command prompt to find a computer’s name from its IP address, open the command prompt by typing “CMD” in the search box on the taskbar or in the Start Menu.
Then, within the command prompt window, type “nslookup” followed by a space and the IP address you’re interested in searching.
How do I find my host IP address?
First, click on your Start Menu and type cmd in the search box and press enter. A black and white window will open where you will type ipconfig /all and press enter. There is a space between the command ipconfig and the switch of /all. Your ip address will be the IPv4 address.
How do I find out my server name?
Open the DOS interface of your computer by typing the letters “cmd” into the “Open” field of the run menu. After you press enter, a new window should open which includes the DOS command prompt. In this window, type “Hostname” and press the enter key. Your computer’s server name should appear.
How do I find out who owns an IP address?
Attempting to look up these IP addresses in Whois returns an owner such as Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). However, these same addresses are employed on many home and business networks worldwide. To find who owns a private IP address in an organization, contact their network system administrator.