How to Find a Hostname for an IP Address

Sometimes we need to find the name of server using its IP address. Below are the steps that can help us finding the same:

How to Find a Hostname for an IP Address:

Step 1: Open the "Command Prompt" as Administrator.

Step 2: Type "nbtstat -A %ipaddress%" at the command prompt, substituting the IP address for "%ipaddress%."

Example: nbtstat –A

Step 3: Review the results and find the NETBIOS table. Locate a row where the type is "UNIQUE" and find the hostname of the computer in the "Name" column for that row as shown below: