whois like functionality on Windows?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Jun 28 20:45:14 CEST 2005


Gerrit Muller wrote:
> I am migrating a website from a UNIX based machine to an Windows 
> machine. In the logfiles I got from the old machine I mostly got domain 
> names and sometimes only IP addresses. The Windows machine seems to 
> produce only IP addresses.
> 
> Somehow I cannot find a windows solution to translate an IP address back 
> into a domain-name. Searching with Google shows that more people have 
> been wrestling with this problem.
> 
> I did find working whois scripts, but unfortunately:
[snip]

Part of your problem is looking for the wrong thing.  You are looking 
for the capability provided by "domain name servers" (DNSes), not 
"whois" servers.  But Thomas has just given you the solution...

-Peter



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