How do I find the IP of my current DNS server?
March 31, 2003 3:31AM
edited January 2014
This is over a dial-up connection. The Mac OS 10.2 Box automatically recieves the IP for the DNS server. How do I find it so I can get the WinXP box to surf the net?
Reply 1 of 7
March 31, 2003 4:35AM
System Preferences > Network> TCP/IP tab, look in the DNS servers box.
Reply 2 of 7
March 31, 2003 6:10AM
That would be great except for the fact that it only works when you have set the DNS servers yourself. Which I haven't, if I had I wouldn't have to post this thread. My ISP sends the address to the computer during dial-up.
Reply 3 of 7
March 31, 2003 6:12AM
typing "ifconfig" in the console should display all you need to know.
Reply 4 of 7
March 31, 2003 6:36AM
I tried that when I first couldn't find it. It doesn't display the DNS server. There may be an option in ifconfig, but I can't find it.
Reply 5 of 7
March 31, 2003 9:21AM
if you do an nslookup from the command prompt, it should tell you the first dns server it goes to.
type "nslookup google.com" or some other web address.
i *think* that should work.
Reply 6 of 7
March 31, 2003 4:35PM
"more /etc/resolv.conf" in the terminal oughta do it.
It should look like this: nameserver 192.168.0.1
Reply 7 of 7
April 1, 2003 1:17AM
Thanks! Both suggestions worked. Finally, internet connection sharing