A couple of hours ago I posted this question:
>Is there any way to use nslookup to map from an IP address to a host
>Yes, I know about DiG. I also wrote a short program of my own to call
>gethostbyaddr() using the resolver libraries. The guy who wants to
>know the answer to this question has a DEC machine running VMS but
>which happens to have nslookup.
...and sun-nets did not fail me. As of this moment, I have four
Don Pace <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Karl Anderson <email@example.com>
The answer is as follows. If you want to look up IP address 188.8.131.52:
1. Run nslookup
2. enter "set type=PTR" ("set q=PTR" also works)
3. enter "184.108.40.206.in-addr.arpa"
It's so simple and obvious :-)
-- J. Porter Clark firstname.lastname@example.org Communications Systems Branch NASA/MSFC/EB33 (205)544-3661 FAX: (205)544-9582
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