Locating one’s IP address is very simple. To trace/locate the IP address of a website can be done easily by using the command console of the computer to ping the URL of the individual site. There are many reasons to locate an IP address. This article will take a look at some ways to locate the IP address.
What are some ways to locate your IP address?
There are two ways to locate your IP address, and these are mentioned below.
First of all, one will need to open the command console of the computer. If the user is using a Mac, then this is called Terminal, and this terminal is situated in the utility folder. Then on the PC, first click on Start and then click on Accessories and then Command Prompt. It then will allow you to quickly ping any website, and you will be able to find the IP address of the individual site.
To ping an address of a website, it will send a certain signal to the URL and this in return will bounce back with the attached website information along with it. Then you will need to press Return or Enter. The IP address of the website will now appear with the website name, and the format for the IP address is in numerics, which is separated by periods.
For the second method or way 2, you will need to open any email, to locate IP address of the email, by investigating the header of the message. After you open a message, select an option from the view menu which will allow you to check the all of or the extended header, and after you complete this step, the to/from section will be filled with the new information that you are looking for. If you want to locate IP address from Mac, you will need to click on view and then click on messages and then again click on all headers. If you want to locate IP address from PC, go to the options and then you will need to click on the dialogue box launcher and then again click on the message option dialogue box and then again click on the internet headers. After you carry out these steps, you will be able to see an IP address. To check and verify the address, you will then need to open the command console, but for this step, you will need to run a check “who is.” Then you will need to type who is in the terminal window, beside the flashing cursor to verify the located IP address and then press enter key. After that, the information will be sent to the database, which will get queried and it will be returned with the certain registration for the IP address of the website. You will also be able to find the full address of the domain register after completing the step.