ipconfig(redirected from address lookup utilities)
A Microsoft Windows program to display information about the the computer's Internet Protocol settings, including IP address, DHCP lease information, network card Ethernet address, and DNS information.
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IPCONFIG(Internet Protocol CONFIGuration) A command line utility that is used to display and manage the IP address assigned to the machine. In Windows, typing ipconfig without any parameters displays the computer's currently assigned IP, subnet mask and default gateway addresses.
In the Mac, ipconfig getifaddr en0 and ipconfig getifaddr en1 display the Wi-Fi and Ethernet IP addresses respectively (getifaddr stands for Get Interface Address). See IFCONFIG, NSLOOKUP and netstat.
IPCONFIG COMMANDS IN WINDOWSReporting Displays no switch IP, subnet mask & default gateway addresses /all the above + hostname, MAC address, DNS server addresses, etc. /displaydns contents of DNS cache /showclassid all DHCP class IDs for adapter Management Action /release release IP address /renew renew IP address /flushdns purge DNS cache /registerdns refresh leases & reregister DNS /setclassid update DHCP class ID
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