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WMIC Get IP Address


How to get IP Address via command line using WMIC?

Get IP Address of   remote computer.

Get IP Address using WMIC.

     wmic nicconfig get IPAddress,ServiceName

Sample output:
IPAddress                                       ServiceName
                                                kdnic
{"169.254.0.241", "fe80::26d0:eff6:cc27:e1"}    VBoxNetAdp
{"192.168.11.6", "fe80::8798:acfe:6ee9:8b7c"}    athr
                                                L1C
                                                RFCOMM
                                                BthPan
                                                vwifimp
                                                tunnel
                                                RasSstp
                                                RasAgileVpn
                                                Rasl2tp
                                                PptpMiniport
                                                RasPppoe
                                                NdisWan
                                                NdisWan
                                                NdisWan
                                                AsyncMac
                                                tunnel
                                                tunnel
                                                tunnel
{"192.168.140.1", "fe80::77bb:eee5:3612:cc96"}  VMnetAdapter
{"192.168.12.1", "fe80::6245:ba17:7cff:123"}    VMnetAdapter

To include subnet mask type:

   wmic nicconfig get IPAddress,IPSubnet,ServiceName

Of course, ipconfig /all is still the easiest way to get IP address.

One thing good with WMIC as long as remote computers are configured to be queried remotely with WMI, then you can easily query remote computers and get the desired data without user interruption.

To get IP Address of a remote computer type this:

wmic /node:Computer_Name  /user:Naughty\admin /password:give_away_Pass-word nicconfig get IPAddress,IPSubnet,ServiceName


That's it you can have the IP Address without walking to the remote computer or server, quite useful if the remote PC or server has multiple IP Address.

If the remote computer or server has only one network interface then just ping the host name and you will get the IP Address provided that the remote PC  or server is configured to response to ICMP request.


Cheers.. Hope it helps..

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