How do I find the Host Name, IP Address or Physical Address of my machine?

Please note: OIS uses the Host Name, IP Address, and Physical (MAC) Address of your machine to troubleshoot a myriad of problems. Please have this information ready when contacting Client Services due to network related problems.

 

Windows NT, 2K, XP Instructions:

First, click on your Start Menu and select Run from the list of Programs.

In the Run window, next to Open, type command, then click OK.

At the command prompt, type ipconfig /all, then press the Enter key. This will display your network configuration.

Write down the Host Name, Physical Address, and IP Address of your machine. You will need this information when you contact Client Services with a network related problem.

 

Windows 95/98 Instructions:

First, click on the Start Menu, and select Run from the list of Programs.

In the Run window, next to Open, type winipcfg /all and click OK.

The default IP Configuration window is shown below. To find out the information for your Network Card, click on the drop down menu under Ethernet Adapter Information and select the Ethernet Card (not the PPP Adapter).

Write down the Host Name, Adapter Address, and IP Address of the machine. Please have this information ready when you contact OIS Client Services with a network related problem.