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ns_addr(3aolserver) AOLserver Built-In Commands ns_addr(3aolserver)


ns_addrbyhost, ns_hostbyaddr - Domain Name Service routines.


ns_addrbyhost address
ns_hostbyaddr hostname


These commands utilize the platforms name resolution routines which normally access the Domain Name Service (DNS) to translate IP addresses into fully qualified hostnames and vice versa.

Returns the fully qualified domain name for given IP address expressed in dotted decimal format (e.g.,

Returns the dotted decimal address for a partial or fully qualified domain name (e.g.,


DNS, hostname, address

4.0 AOLserver