Researching a Domain Name or IP Address

Assuming domain name of or IP address of 111.222.333.444:

  1. Domain name can be converted to IP address or vice versa by going to (NsLookup or Traceroute), or
  2. Get detailed information at
  3. Go to Google and enter search term
  4. Go to and click on "About Us", "Contact Us", "Site Map", etc. Also, read the page source (click View, then Source or Page Source)
  5. Go to, click all boxes, and enter or 111.222.333.444 to get names, addresses, traceroute, etc. (rtt > 500 means satellite)
  6. Get mail server and other information by going to and entering (all IP addresses can be researched using previous steps)
  7. Get autonomous system number (ASN) by entering 111.222.333.444 at
  8. Get information about the ASN by entering it at
  9. Get traceroute geographical information by entering or 111.222.333.444 at (hostname codes and IP ranges located at
  10. Geolocate 111.222.333.444 at or