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How to use the nslookup command for finding ip adresses


— Posted by MechanicalReaper on 8:08 pm on Mar. 13, 2002

i saw 1 post but the guy didn’t explain it clearly i need to find the ip address’s to a couple a website i like to go to but i can’t go to in school. can any 1 give me a clear explanation on how to do this?  Like step by step?


— Posted by MachiavellianSmith on 11:59 pm on Mar. 13, 2002

okay, for all of u 8th graders out there, it goes alittle somthing like this:
u can do the nslookup to find the ip address, but the most easy way to do it is to simply ping the host name.
step 1. go to the command prompt a.k.a. “dos prompt” and type “ping —–” and whatever host u need the ip from. like yahoo would look like this “C:>ping yahoo.com” easy and simple and straight forward.

thank u cracknor


— Posted by MechanicalReaper on 4:15 pm on Mar. 14, 2002

thanx man it worked i appreciate it


— Posted by 50cal addict on 9:20 pm on Mar. 14, 2002

yea, good shit
one more question: how do you repeatedly ping a site? it’d be fun to overload the school server.


— Posted by Just0nePepsi on 9:24 pm on Mar. 14, 2002

Go to the ms-dos prompt
type,  

ping -t -l 65500 -w 12000 http://www.yourschool.com


— Posted by 50cal addict on 9:37 pm on Mar. 14, 2002

and how do you stop it?


— Posted by 50cal addict on 9:39 pm on Mar. 14, 2002

also, what’s it mean when it says “request timed out”?
it seems to do that only on big sites that should have protection from that sorta thing (aol, hotmail, etc). that what that is?


— Posted by MachiavellianSmith on 12:16 am on Mar. 15, 2002

request timed out means that u sent data to the site but it didnt respond because of it being firewalled or other security measures, a proxy is set up, or it might just be offline.

thats cool Just0nePepsi, didnt think of that


— Posted by Lowman on 1:41 am on Mar. 15, 2002

If you use the tracert comand works as well e.g
in dos type tracert http://www.whatever.com and that tells u the ip.


— Posted by 50cal addict on 9:54 pm on Mar. 15, 2002

so how do you stop it? close the dos window?


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