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How can I resolve a hostname to an IP address in a Bash script?
The use of ping is what I needed as I need the value from the hosts file but the sed pattern parsing correctly but this worked ping -q -c 1 -t 1 your_host_here | grep PING | sed -e "s/^[^(]*[(]//" | sed -e "s/[)].*$//"