Function to allow for checking if an IP address is a private IP address. Will convert the IP to a bigint equivalent if within the private range, otherwise it will return null if IP is a public address.
Requires function IPStringToNumber which is included in the post
Detect SQL Server Instances using reg.exe
Detect SQL Server Instance(s) using reg.exe from the resource kit, just pass the host name! (and make sure reg.exe from the resouce kit is in the ../tools/bin directory. SS2k Only.Enjoy!