Provided by: aolserver4-dev_4.5.1-15_amd64
ns_addrbyhost, ns_hostbyaddr - Domain Name Service routines.
ns_addrbyhost address ns_hostbyaddr hostname _________________________________________________________________
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., 220.127.116.11). ns_hostbyaddr Ihostname Returns the dotted decimal address for a partial or fully qualified domain name (e.g., google.com).
DNS, hostname, address