Protecting real IP address of a website is essential to prevent DDoS attacks. Have you done the necessary to ensure your website’s origin IP is not exposed?
There are multiple ways to find out the website’s IP address like Domain into IP or DNS records lookup. However, if you are using cloud-based security, proxy or DNS based service then it’s little difficult to get the actual IP. But it’s difficult, not impossible.
Let’s find out…
Censys search engine allows researcher to find how websites are deployed with possible to reveal the IP address as well.
It’s very interesting tool to find out not just the IP instead many other things including following.
- IP address
- Hosting Provider
- Server Location
- HTTP Status Code
- Alexa rank
- Public Protocols
- SSL Certificate
I was able to find the real IP address of my shared hosting, how about you?
If your website is behind Cloudflare and can’t find the real IP then you can refer here.