Tag Archives: Network

Changing domain IP address without modifying DNS

Sometimes it is required to change the domain-ip mapping of a domain without actually modifying the DNS records. I usually require this for sanity testing before moving applications to a new server. In such cases one option can be to use a secondary domain or

Getting your dynamic public IP in C# & .net

For one of my projects I required the dynamic public of my ISP connection. I blogged earlier about getting this through www.network-tools.com but in this case I needed it in my script. I wrote a quick script to scrape it of the same site. This

Dynamic DNS update from .C# and .net

I was setting up a local server at home and wanted it to be publicly accessible from a domain name. Unfortunately my ISP refuses to give a static IP and my only option was to use a dynamic DNS server. After checking some out I

Who is WHOIS?

WHOIS is a networking protocol that allows you to discover information about a domain. Following information can be obtained from a WHOIS server. 1) Owner information 2) Technical Contact 3) Administrator Contact 4) Registration date, expiry date, last renewal date 5) Registrar of domain WHOIS

Whats my IP?

Have you ever wondered what your public IP is? Wait, what is a public IP? An IP address is a number sequence of the form Each 3 digit number sequence can be from 0 to 255. Valid examples are,, etc Every device

Fiddling with Fiddler

Fiddler is a very useful tool for capturing network traffic. I use to primarily to debug issues with web servers. It has a simple to use two pane interface. The left pane will list all requests and the right pane will show associated data for

Useful Network Tools

In my job I require a lot of tools. I came across this last year and has been very useful to me. Based on my experience and need, I have created some tools that are useful for everyone. Some of the tools are:1) Ping –