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Splunk DNS Resolution: How to get IPs resolve to host names?

bowmanja
New Member

Hello all.

I am trying to complete something that should be easy. I wish to have IPs resolve to host names in the Splunk command.
I have read the posts and the Splunk help on this, but nothing appears to be working properly with this. Accordingly,
Can anyone provide a valid and exact step-by-step for this, and do not point to the docs?

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Like this:

... | lookup dnslookup clientip as host | table host,clienthost
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USPSSplunkSuppo
Explorer

Do you mean:

... | lookup dnslookup clientip as host | table host,clientip

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

No, because the lookup creates the field clienthost and furthermore, clientip does not exist (except inside of the lookup table).

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