Aquire IP from PC name

Lee HLee H Member Posts: 1,135
Hi


I am trying to get IP address's for remote PC's

All i have is the name of the PC, i can ping it or C$ into it but thats all


Any info would be great

Thanks

Lee H
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  • ally_ukally_uk Member Posts: 1,145 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Few ways of doing this

    You could write a script which runs every 15 minutes on the remote computer that checks the current IP address and emails you it back to you.

    If your using static IP's then you could use a IP scan tool

    http://remote-ip-address.qarchive.org/

    Hope this helps there may be a easier way of doing like a lookup or something along those lines if anyone knows a easier solution I would be interested aswell!
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  • sprkymrksprkymrk Member Posts: 4,884 ■■■□□□□□□□
    If you ping the computer name, doesn't it reply with the IP address?
    All things are possible, only believe.
  • Lee HLee H Member Posts: 1,135
    Thanks guys

    It does give the Ip if u ping the PC name,my inventory software requres an IP range so now i can scan them


    Cheers


    Lee H
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  • Silver BulletSilver Bullet Member Posts: 676
    Maybe something like this is what you need then.
  • wastedtimewastedtime Member Posts: 586
    I am assuming this is a domain configuration for these computers. If so just make this bat file:
    for /f %%a in (complist.txt) do call :NextOne %%a
    goto :EOF
    
    :NextOne
    nslookup %1 | find /v "domain server IP" | find /v "domain server name"
    

    Just change "domain controller IP" and "domain controller name" to the correct info (typing nslookup into cmd would get you both of those). Just get a txt file that has a list of your computer names. I just go to "active directory users and computers" and export a list from there. After that I just enter the bat file into the command line and redirect the output to a text file.

    Also if these are all windows boxes you could use a few wmic commands like:
    wmic /node:"@complist.txt" nicconfig get ipaddress /format:htable > output.htm
    

    You just need to have the adminpack installed as far as I know.
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