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arpaname: Translate IP addresses (IPv4 and IPv6) to the corresponding ARPA name.
$ arpaname ${ip_address}
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The command "arpaname ${ip_address}" is used to identify the hostname or the reverse DNS (Domain Name System) lookup of a given IP address.

Here's the breakdown of the command:

  • "arpaname": It is the name of the command or the utility that is being executed. It is designed to perform the reverse DNS lookup.

  • "${ip_address}": It is a placeholder or variable that represents the IP address you want to look up. You need to replace "${ip_address}" with the actual IP address you want to identify.

When you run this command with a specific IP address, it will query the DNS server responsible for reverse DNS lookups and provide you with the corresponding hostname or domain name associated with that IP address.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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