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In Windows 10 cmd line issuing

ping raspberrypi.local

to find the IP address of the Raspberry Pi returns a hex address like this:

fe80::103d:b922:5838:6142%9

How can I get the numerical IP address?

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    it is an IPv6 addr not an IPv4 addr, try: ping -4 -c 1 raspberrypi.local on Linux and Windows : ping -4 -n 1 raspberrypi.local
    – Ephemeral
    Dec 12, 2019 at 16:48
  • Thanks @Ephemeral but issuing above command in win 10 I got: Access denied. Option -c requires administrative privileges.
    – laksys
    Dec 12, 2019 at 16:54
  • Sorry, it's -n 1 for windows but you can also omit that.. keep only -4
    – Ephemeral
    Dec 12, 2019 at 17:00
  • great it is working. :) thanks.
    – laksys
    Dec 12, 2019 at 17:02
  • You're welcome, have fun
    – Ephemeral
    Dec 12, 2019 at 17:02

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It is an IPv6 address, not an IPv4 address. Tell ping to search IPv4 only with the -4 option:

  • On Linux: ping -4 -c 1 raspberrypi.local
  • On Windows: ping -4 -n 1 raspberrypi.local

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