What is DNS address? In fact, it is synonymous with the concept of "domain name". If you know the domain that you are aware and DNS address. Each domain name corresponds to a certain ip. When you enter in the browser the domain name, the DNS searches for the corresponding ip. Information relating domain names and ip addresses is DNS servers.
There is also the concept of the DNS name server. These names are specified when you register a domain for binding to the host. The need to know the domain name the ip address or the DNS name server can appear in different situations, so the user must know how to find the necessary information.
If you know the domain name and want to find out the name of the DNS server, you can use any whois service, e.g., IP Enter the domain name of the resource, and then click "Request". In derived are required information. For example, try to get information about the service Rambler. Enter in the search field (this is the DNS address), the following list and DNS names – for example, nserver:
Sometimes you need to define the DNS server of the provider. To do this, open a command prompt (console): "start" - "All programs" - "Accessories" - "Command prompt" or hit "Run" and type cmd. In the opened command prompt window type ipconfig /all and press Enter. In the list that appears in the line "DNS servers", you will find the one you need'.
In that case, if you need to know the ip address of the website, you can use the ping command. This is the easiest way. For example, you want to determine the address of the service Rambler. To do this, type in the console ping and don't forget to press Enter. To begin the exchange of packets in the first line you will see the ip address of the resource: If you want to copy it, click in the console a line with the address right-click and select the context menu item "Pomenit". Then with the mouse select the line for the desired address and press Enter. The highlighted part of string is copied to the clipboard.