How to find server IP address of any website

How to find server IP address of any website


Looking to get the IP address of a website? Read up!

Just in case you're wondering what the hell I'm talking about; a web server is a computer program that allocates site web pages as they are being requested. When we enter a web address into an internet browser, the browser transmits a request off into the internet requesting to view the web page.


The web server responds to that request, and delivers the contents of the web page back to the user.

This is made possible because every device that connects to the internet has a unique number assigned to it, named the Internet Protocol address(IP). Now our objective here is to find the unique IP address assigned to any Website.


There are several ways to achieve this, none of these involves any hacking skills. I'll be showing you 3 different methods, namely;

  1. Reverse IP Lookup
  2. Via Windows XP/Vista/7
  3. Via Linux

Reverse IP Lookup

Using the network utility in MAC

How to find server IP address of any website using MAC
  • Open up the Network Utility on your MAC.
  • Locate the ping tab and click on it.
  • Now input the web address of the website in the text field box.
  • Click on the ping button.
Doing all this gives you the server IP address of the website, just like this:

Current Registrar: REGISTER.COM, INC.
IP Address: 217.241.172.80

You'd wanna check out how to hack a website 

Via Windows XP/Vista/7

How to find server IP address of any website using Windows

  • Make sure you're logged into a user account in Windows, then go to the start menu.
  • Type "CMD" in the search bar and press "Enter" to open the command prompt window in Windows.
  • Type nslookup theURL e.g nslookup www.google.com
The result will be displayed.



Via Linux

  • Click the GNOME menu "Applications" and "Accessories." --> choose "Terminal" to open a command prompt window (terminal) in Linux.
  • Type host theURL and press "Enter." e.g "host www.amazon.com."
Then read up the IP.


That's it!


1 comment:

  1. This post is so valuable. Will definitely follow your steps when I need it. Keep it up!

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