DOS/Windows IP Commands – What Is My IP ®

Here are some commands I want to remember for reference later. My Knowledge Management … thing.. needs work.. yes, thanks. My friend uses a wiki which is sensible if you’d like to create a master manual of how to do every little annoying thing that you always misplace the manual for .. in one spot.. I’m working up to that.

DOS/Windows IP Commands

Below, you’ll find a list of the most common for Windows and DOS. These include ipconfig, trace route, netstat, arp, route, hostname, control netconnections, and other popular DOS and Windows IP commands.

Display Connection Configuration: ipconfig /all

Display DNS Cache Info: ipconfig /displaydns

Clear DNS Cache: ipconfig /flushdns

Release All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /release

Renew All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /renew

Re-Register the DNS connections: ipconfig /registerdns

Change/Modify DHCP Class ID: ipconfig /setclassid

Network Connections: control netconnections

Network Setup Wizard: netsetup.cpl

Test Connectivity: ping

Trace Route: tracert

Displays the TCP/IP protocol sessions: netstat

Display Local Route: route

Display Resolved MAC Addresses: arp

Display Name of Computer Currently on: hostname

Display DHCP Class Information: ipconfig /showclassid

NameServer Lookup: nslookup


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