How to find a websites IP address

Jun 1, 2010 - 4 Comments

Finding the numerical IP address of a website is pretty easy, just launch your Terminal and type the following command:
nslookup google.com

You’ll then see something like this printed back at you:
$ nslookup google.com
Server: 192.168.0.105
Address: 192.168.0.105#74
Non-authoritative answer:
Name: google.com
Address: 74.125.127.147

The number underneath google.com is the IP address for Google. Note that some larger websites will have multiple IP responses.

There’s any number of reasons why you’d want a websites numerical address rather than their resolved domain, from troubleshooting DNS problems, to determining domain neighbors, to configuring network settings.

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Posted by: Manish Patel in Tips & Tricks

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  1. Gordon Buchanan says:

    or you could just ping it … ping yahoo.com

  2. Asnavour says:

    hey, 192.168.0.* isn’t it a local ip address?
    how come it shows google.com?

  3. eesh says:

    yeah boos what ever u want just ping and required site and cmd will give u entire detail….
    ex ping facebook.com

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