Hi mate, On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 12:55 PM, Mohan Arun L <marun2 at gmail.com> wrote: >>>but in theory, is there any > way to check if a domain has hosting on it? > > Check with > domaintools.com > whoishostingthis.com > > To go deeper, you can query the dns records of the suspect domain > using online dns tools to see if it matches with the dns records of > the domains that do have hosting. > > http://network-tools.com/nslook/Default.asp > dnsdoctor.org > http://www.squish.net/dnscheck/ > > I think you need to check the similarity of A, SOA and CNAME records. > >>>I tried to type www.xxx.com/cpanel and it comes up with a dialog box, now, if it's frame forwarding, is it possible that it's taking that Cpanel login from the domain it should be forwarding to? > > No, I guess this would mean xxx.com is hosted. Not a domain redirect. > Anyway, confirm with DNS queries (above) > > * * * * * * * * * > www.mohanarun.com Thanks a lot for the post mate, but those DNS tools are way too complicated for me and the client isn't spending enough for me to go into such detail and spend the time. My suspect is that the domain is using framed forwarding, any way to check this quickly? Best regards, -- Krystian Szastok Affordable, Freelance Web Designer in Eastbourne, East Sussex: http://eastbournewebdesign.net Mobile UK (Orange): 07528 036 337 Call for more information or email me.