[thelist] How to check if a domain has hosting

Hassan Schroeder hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 20:20:32 CDT 2009

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Tony Crockford <tonyc at boldfish.co.uk> wrote:

> e.g. bclm.net reports its IP address as
> but web requests are forwarded to bclm.co.uk ( which is
> hosted.

Perhaps we're answering different questions. I thought it was e.g.
"Is there a web server at, the DNS-reported IP for
that system?"

Yes there is -- and it's returning a 301 redirect, which is an *HTTP*
response that has *nothing* to do with DNS. And which, if you logged
into that system, you could figure out by looking at the server config.

So does "" have "web hosting"? Yes, it does.

Hassan Schroeder ------------------------ hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
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