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NAME

       ns_addrbyhost, ns_hostbyaddr - Domain Name Service routines.

SYNOPSIS

       ns_addrbyhost address
       ns_hostbyaddr hostname
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DESCRIPTION

       These  commands  utilize  the platforms name resolution routines which normally access the
       Domain Name Service (DNS) to translate IP addresses into  fully  qualified  hostnames  and
       vice versa.

       ns_addrbyhost address
              Returns  the  fully  qualified domain name for given IP address expressed in dotted
              decimal format (e.g., 72.14.207.99).

       ns_hostbyaddr Ihostname
              Returns the dotted decimal address for a partial or  fully  qualified  domain  name
              (e.g., google.com).

KEYWORDS

       DNS, hostname, address