Resolving Server Name from IP Address

This is a simple command line trick that has come in handy as of late when I needed to resolve a system name from an IP Address. This is particularly handy when you’ve been given a architecture diagram that shows connections but the ‘what’ each system does. Most companies use a naming convention for their systems and having the system name will typically clue you in on its function.

ping -a 123.456.789.012

A screenshot of other useful commands is below.
Ping

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