[Lazarus] Getting a remote hostname
richard.mace at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 07:26:52 CEST 2013
On 5 August 2013 20:10, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 05.08.2013 19:34, Richard Mace wrote:
>> What's the best/easiest/only was of getting a host name via an IP address?
>> Effectively, i'd like to "ping" a number of ip addresses and see what
>> the host name is so that I can present the list to the user.
>> Thanks in advance
> Just in case: you are hopefully aware that one IP address can map to
> multiple host names?
> What you are looking for is called "reverse DNS lookup" and while I don't
> know much about it maybe the wiki article is a valuable starting point for
> a search: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**Reverse_DNS_lookup<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_DNS_lookup>
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