Get IP address from domain

nslookup | tail -2 | head -1 | awk '{print $2}'
I'm not sure how reliable this command is, but it works for my needs. Here's also a variant using grep. nslookup | grep "^Address: " | awk '{print $2}'
Sample Output

By: wsams
2013-09-05 20:26:45

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dig +short Also keep in mind that a domain can have many addresses.
petiteabeille · 356 weeks and 1 day ago
@petiteabeille: +1
sputnick · 356 weeks ago
Thanks @petiteabeille, I wasn't familiar with that command.
wsams · 355 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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