getip(1m)getip(1m)NAMEgetip - Gets a host's IP address
The host argument indicates the name of the machine whose IP address
you want to obtain.
The getip command prints the IP address of the machine indicated in the
host argument. A machine may have more than one IP address associated
with it; if so, getip prints one of the addresses. If the command
fails, it returns a status of 1.