[Techtalk] testing dns change

Kendra Schaefer kendrawiseman at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 08:22:42 UTC 2012

Another good tool for this stuff is "whoishostingthis.com" - as long as you
have the domain, it'll spit out the current host attached to the IP


On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 9:44 AM, Kagan MacTane <kagan at mactane.org> wrote:

> On 9/26/2012 12:38 PM, Carla Schroder wrote:
>> 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.
> If you use Firefox, there's a cool extension called ShowIP:
> https://code.google.com/p/**firefox-showip/<https://code.google.com/p/firefox-showip/>
> "ShowIP is a Mozilla Firefox extension which shows the IP Address of the
> current page in the browser's status bar and allows queries to different
> databases about it when you right click on it."
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> Kagan ("Kai") MacTane
> LAMP and AJAX web developer
> http://kagan.mactane.org
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