PowerShell Tip: How To Get All IPs Assigned to a DNS Domain

We always use command lines like PING to get the IP address assigned to a specific domain DNS. For example, to get the IP address of google.com, we use:

ping google.com
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As you can see, this only returns one of IP addresses assigned to google.com. To get the full list of IP addresses associated with google.com, you need to use a different command line like nslookup.

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Or better, use PowerShell, like this shown below:

[System.Net.Dns]::GetHostEntry('google.com').AddressList.IPAddressToString
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It calls up .Net DNS library and use the function GetHostEntry to get the full list of IP address associated with the specified domain DNS.

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