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A good IP searching tool?

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#1 OFFLINE   n8dagr8


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Posted 28 June 2005 - 12:25 AM

Anyone know of a good tool to reverse search IP addresses? I was looking at some of the stats for my webpage and was wondering where all the traffic is coming from (future employers I hope!).

I used this and a few others.

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#2 OFFLINE   BuckeyeChris



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Posted 28 June 2005 - 05:35 AM

From what I have learned, IP addresses are overseen by five regional organizations: ARIN (Canada, US, parts of the Caribbean and Atlantic), LACNIC (Mexico, Central and South America), RIPE (Europe, Middle East and parts of Central Asia) and APNIC (Asia and Pacific) and afriNIC (Africa).

Use the "Whois" search buttons from each of the linked sites above to determine which ISP operates the IP address you're researching. Each IP listing, or search result, is supposed to have contact names for the ISP, e-mail addresses and sometimes phone numbers. You'll also find that important abuse notification contact for where to report SPAM and other nefarious Internet activities. However, to use these five services, you first need to know from which part of the world the IP address is registered. Pick the wrong one, however, and it is supposed to tell you if it belongs to one of the other four organizations.

However, the easiest way I have found to track down IP addresses is to use the free SpamCOP.net services. There, you post the header information from e-mail, and they tell you from where it came.

#3 OFFLINE   Geronimo


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Posted 28 June 2005 - 07:09 AM

Ic ould not figure out how to use that site. It seemed to b ea pay site as well.
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#4 OFFLINE   koji68



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Posted 28 June 2005 - 07:53 AM

Go to networksolutions.com and click on the link called "whois" that is on the top of the page. That will give us who owns an IP address. For example if you type, it will say that is a Comcast address most likely a cable user.

#5 OFFLINE   CoriBright



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Posted 28 June 2005 - 12:11 PM


If it's an overseas registration, it will tell you where to go to get more details.

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 12:28 AM

Hi are you looking for some other alternative tool to do ip lookup then have a look at sites like Whoisxy.com here they render whois search tool using which you can get details about particular ip address like ip owner name ,location ,address and so on .....

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 06:36 AM

If you have access to a Linux, or other Unix type, box you can use either "dig -x" or "host", both followed by the IP, to do reverse lookups to determine domain name.  If you want to know who owns the IP you can use "whois -a" followed by the IP.


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Posted 23 July 2013 - 08:59 AM

8 year old thread.....

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