ARCHIVED: In Mac OS X, how do I find the IP address or domain name of another networked device?
In Mac OS X, to find the IP address or domain name of another networked device, use the Network Utility. With it, you may query a DNS server for information on specific computers. The Network Utility is able to make detailed queries about hosts, but to make a simple one:
- From the
Gomenu in the Finder, select
Utilities. From inside the
Utilitiesfolder, launch Network Utility.
- In the
Network Utilitywindow, click the
- In the field under "Enter an internet address to lookup.",
enter the IP address or domain name of the computer you are
Note: To find a computer or device's domain name, you must already know its IP address; conversely, to find the IP address, you must already know the domain name.
Last modified on December 05, 2012.