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Hi all,

Please help me how to get remote computer IPaddress/Hostname.I tried with system.dns.gethostname and gethostentry but all are returning only local machine addreess.
So please help me to get below info.
How to get remote computer IPaddress/Hostname by accepting either on the one as Input parametes?

I need info like the below methods

GetRemoteHostAdress(string IPaddress)
return hostname , FullyQualified machine name 

GetRemoteIPAdress(string HostName){ 
return Ipaddress , Fully Qualified MAchine Name 

I request every one to help me.

Posted 18-Jul-10 8:19am
Updated 18-Jul-10 18:21pm
Abhinav S415.4K
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Solution 1

Those functions are returning the names/IP's that are registered in whatever DNS your app is querying, which is probably only going to be the local LAN address. If you're trying to get an external IP address that your ISP has assign to your network/router/modem/whatever, then you have to use an external web site to provide that IP for you, like[^]
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Solution 2

See this thread[^].

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