How to find the reverse on a IP address?

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Fri Jan 16 10:18:51 PST 2004

> > Sure.   just  nslookup and if it comes back
> > with a good/authoritive hostname it should be OK.
> >
> > Try   man nslookup  for more possibilities.
> Do note that nslookup is deprecated; see
> for a decent explanation why.

Kind of short on information there.   Maybe that is because I am not
registered on that site.   Anyway, is that being "deprecated" sort of
a LINUXy thing?   Does it apply to BSD, especaily FreeBSD too?


> Kirk Strauser

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