[Techtalk] testing dns change

Elwing elwing at elwing.org
Wed Sep 26 19:46:07 UTC 2012

> hiho,
> When I migrate a Web site to a different Web host, how do I know which
> server my Web browser is hitting? It's a shared IP address, so I can't
> test it by entering the IP address in my browser.
> http://www.whatsmydns.net/ is wonderful for tracking DNS propagation,
> but I still don't know which server my Web browser is hitting. 

You can tail the access logs for the server(s) and look for your traffic (specific IP address, username, etc)

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