[Techtalk] testing dns change

Wim De Smet kromagg at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 11:25:15 UTC 2012

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Carla Schroder <carla at bratgrrl.com> wrote:
> 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.

Usually there's some way to get at it inside the browser. The google
chrome (or chromium) debugging tools give you a lot of extra info,
like in:

Will show you lookups, what they returned etc. Also allows you to
clear the cache.


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