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Monitoring Video Tips: Free Hostname to IP Test

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Posted on April 6th, 2012 by Victoria Pal in Tools

What is the main purpose of a name server? It stores the DNS records for a given domain name and translates (resolves) domain names and hostnames into their corresponding IP addresses.

But what if you want to make sure that the domain name you have chosen for your website points to the correct IP? It is all very simple, run a simple and free hostname test. Within just three clicks you can check whether any given domain name is directed to its appropriate IP. If you want to see this test in action, check out the video below or try it out for yourself in our test tools section.

This video is part of our Monitoring Video Tips series.

Free Website Test tools by WebSitePulse

Victoria Pal

Doesn't like queuing (particularly at Wimbledon). Likes travelling, tennis and reading. Loves working as a Project Manager at WebSitePulse.

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