cmd ipconfig command is used to display, set, and manage IP and network-related configuration in Windows operating systems. The ipconfig command is used via the MS-DOS or PowerShell command-line interface. In this tutorial, we examine how to use the ipconfig command in the command-line interface.
Open CMD MS-DOS
First, we open the MS-DOS command line interface by using the start menu like below. First, click to the Start Menu icon and then type
cmd which lists the command prompt or MS-DOS.
The cmd interface is displayed like below where we can execute the
CMD ipconfig Help
The help information about the ipconfig command can be displayed with the
/? option. The ipconfig help information provides the option and a simple explanation about the option. Also, the start of the cmd ipconfig help displays the usage.
List IP Addresses with ipconfig in CMD
One of the most popular use cases for the cmd ipconfig command is listing the IP addresses. Just execute the
ipconfig command without any option.