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May 19, 2014 at 10:04 am

new to this board, saw on techED about this site. here is a small script i use to look up IP to DNS names:

$Computerlist = get-content "./IPcomplist.txt"
foreach ($i in $Computerlist){
$rs = [System.Net.Dns]::GetHostbyAddress($i).HostName
#FQDN driven
#$rsIP = [System.Net.Dns]::GetHostAddresses($i)|select-object IPAddressToString -expandproperty  IPAddressToString
$formatoutput = ($i + "," + $rs)
write-output $formatoutput  |out-file Report_IP_FQDN.txt -append
write-output "script has finished running"


May 19, 2014 at 10:14 am

And as a note to folks working on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, or later, there's a native cmdlet that will do this also. See for Resolve-DnsName.

May 20, 2014 at 8:28 am

been playing with the new "resolve-dnsname" cmdlet, actually pretty nice. maybe I can not have to use dig so much now......