How to Find IP Address of Website, Server, Domain

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    How to Find IP Address of Website, Server, Domain


    Quickly find, ping, and get the IP address of a website, server, and domain using the welcome email, a lookup service, or the ping command for the domain.

    How to Find IP Address of Website, Server, Domain

    Including a ping of the website IP address, there are three simple methods for how to find the IP address of a website, server, and domain. Let's examine the three easy methods in this article. 

    Quick Answer: How to Find Server IP Address?

    1. Navigate to our DNS Lookup Tool.
    2. In the Domain field, type your domain name.
    3. In the Record Type list, select the value A from the picklist.
    4. Click the Look Up DNS button. 

    People Also Ask: How to Find Domain IP Address?

    1. Navigate to our DNS Lookup Tool.
    2. In the Domain field, type your domain name.
    3. In the Record Type list, select the value A from the picklist.
    4. Click the Look Up DNS button. 


    DNS Lookup Tool


    Learn the Three Methods for Finding the IP Address of Your Website, Server, and Domain

    All three of the following methods can help you find and get the IP address of your website, server, and domain. However, in some cases, the IP address given in your Nexcess Welcome Email may not match the IP address given by a lookup service or ping command for the domain. This can result from a pending migration, the use of proxy services like CloudFlare, or other reasons.

    Find IP of Website, IP of Domain, and IP of Server with Method #1: Checking Your Welcome Email

    We provided your IP address in the Nexcess Welcome Email you received when first enlisting our services. If you cannot locate this email, then consider one of the other options [Global Domain Name System (DNS) Checker or ping website IP] or Nexcess customers can contact our support team by email or through your Client Portal. They would be happy to find and get you the IP of the website, server, and domain. 

    Find IP of Website, IP of Domain, and IP of Server with Method #2: Using a Lookup Service

    We provide a very useful Global Domain Name System (DNS) Checker under the Resources > Web Tools section the Nexcess website. To find and get your domain's IP address:

    1. In the Domain field, enter your domain name.
    2. In the Record Type list, select A.
    3. Click Lookup.  

    An equally valuable resource is the Domain Registration Tool found under the Products menu on the Nexcess website found under the Products menu.  

    Ping Website IP & Find IP of Domain, IP of Website, and IP of Server with Method #3: Use the Ping Command for the Domain 

    If you know how to access your command line or terminal emulator, you can use the ping command to find and get your IP address for your domain:

    1. At the prompt, type ping, press the spacebar, and then type the relevant domain name or the server hostname.
    2. Press Enter.

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