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FAQ: Network utilities for Windows NT/2000

06 July 2001

In the DOS prompt, the command:

From the results:

The MAC address or unique address that the computer Network Interface Card (NIC) has is shown as the 'Physcial Address: 00-C0-4F-92-92-0B'.

The 'IP Address' is the unique address on the internet assigned to your computer.  If this does not appear, then you do not have network connectivity.




More information on configuring Windows NT/2000 for DHCP.




usage: ipconfig [/? | /all | /release [adapter] | /renew [adapter]]

/? Display this help message.
/all Display full configuration information.
/release Release the IP address for the specified adapter.
/renew Renew the IP address for the specified adapter.

The default is to display only the IP address, subnet mask and default gateway
for each adapter bound to TCP/IP.

For Release and Renew, if no adapter name is specified, then the IP address
leases for all adapters bound to TCP/IP will be released or renewed.


Owner: Desktop-Admin