I need to find an IP address.

  pj123 13:40 06 Jun 03

Can someone tell me how to "ping" to get an IP DNS address please.

  Sir Radfordin™ 13:48 06 Jun 03

Is this on your own machine?

If from a command prompt you do IPCONFIG /all you should get the information you need but that will only be relevent to the machine you are on at the time.

  hugh-265156 13:52 06 Jun 03

go to start/run and type cmd then at the prompt type tracert followed by the address of the site and hit enter.

  pj123 14:01 06 Jun 03

Thanks guys. will try both. The reason for this request is: My friend in France has a new website click here but, apparently, no one in France can access it. I have tried it and have no problem. I have also asked about 12 people in the UK to try and they have no problem accessing it. the host has said that maybe the French ISP does not update the DNS settings very regularly and to try typing in the IP address instead of the www address. Would you like to try and tell me if you have a problem?

  hugh-265156 14:08 06 Jun 03

i can access the click here ok.tracert reports :

azt-isp1.cableinet.net( destination net unreachable

  pj123 14:22 06 Jun 03

thanks for your info. If I do cmd from start run I get "cannot find file cmd or one of its components. make sure the path etc......

Using Win 98SE.

Is supposedly the IP address?

because i get the same as you.

  pj123 14:24 06 Jun 03

Tried your suggestion but got: this programme cannot be run from a DOS prompt.

  hugh-265156 14:31 06 Jun 03

im not familiar with 98 as i have xp sorry

  hugh-265156 14:35 06 Jun 03

( for azt-isp1.cableinet.net.

( the website address

  pj123 12:11 08 Jun 03

We have now passed this to the French ISP to sort out, as, it appears, the only person who cannot access this site is the domain owner himself. Subject closed. Thanks for all the suggestions.

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