Windows IP address configuration can be gathered with different ways. In this tutorial we will learn command line tool
ipconfig and GUI to learn IP address of the operating system.
Command Line with ipconfig Command
ipconfig is a tool which provides detailed information about the system network configuration. This will list information like
Physical Address ,
IPv4 Address ,
IPv6 Address ,
DNS Servers .
Open Command Prompt
We can open command prompt in different ways but writing
cmd to the
Start Menu is the simplest way.
ipconfig command like below.
From Network Management Center
From GUI we can get IP address information from
Network and Sharing Center .
Open Network Interface
Then we will open
Ethernet0 in this example which is the interface we are accessing to the internet.
Network Connection Details
This screen provides us different information like Sent and Received packets etc. We will click to the
Details button which will open following window. This windows provides
ipconfig like information. We can find detailed information like
IPv4 Address or
IPv6 Address etc.