When you're curious what the IP Address of a specific hostname might be, you can use a quick PowerShell one-liner to retrieve the information.

Run the following scriptlet in the Windows PowerShell window and insert your own hostname for which you're wanting to locate the IP Address.

 

[System.Net.Dns]::GetHostAddresses("www.windowsitpro.com")

 

Output:

 

Alternatively, if someone gives you an IP Address and you'd like to determine the hostname to which it is associated, run the following scriptlet:

 

[System.Net.Dns]::GetHostbyAddress("206.72.117.68")

 

Output: