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Old 10-20-2010, 08:14 AM   #1
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How to get the ip address of host in linux with using of host and nslookup command

HOW TO GET THE IP ADDRESS OF HOST IN LINUX WITH USING OF HOST AND NSLOOKUP COMMAND and after getting the ip address how to assign it in the variable
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host=`host $(hostname)`
IP=$(echo $host | cut -d " " -f 4)
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Thanks for your solution but one problem is coming when iam writing echo $IP it is not displaying the ip address of host
for this problem what is the solution
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rofl, best fix ever ;D

Try ifconfig

Oh and stop pasting your homework ;D

Wait, with, or without?
Old 10-23-2010, 10:12 PM   #5
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IP=`host | sed "s/^.* \([0-9]\{1,3\}.[0-9]\{1,3\}.[0-9]\{1,3\}.[0-9]\{1,3\}\).*/\1/"`

echo $IP

If it's homework.... I wouldn't use my suggestion without understanding it fully... If i were the teacher I would ask you to explain it


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