Where can I find the 'Origin address' for my domain?

Filling the 'origin address' field when adding your domain to the platform is one of the important steps is to start using the service. Here are a couple of methods to help you find the origin address of your domain.

Accessing your hosting service

Simply access your hosting service provider, locate and copy the server IP address, and paste it in the “Origin Address” field when adding a domain via mlytics.

For Mac / Linux / Unix users

Open the 'Terminal' app, and enter the following command:

dig {yourdomain}

The 'Answer Section' is the tested results where it shows the A record with a designated IP, that's the origin IP of your domain.

If you are already using a CDN, dedicated cyber protection service, or proxy, you should contact your webmaster or hosting provider for your origin IP. You might not able to locate the origin IP via this method.

For Windows users

Launch the Windows Command Prompt app, either navigating to Start > Command Prompt or via Run > CMD. Now, enter the following command:

NSLOOKUP
set type=a
{your domain}

Now, you'll see an IP address, and that's the origin IP of your domain.

If you are already using a CDN, dedicated cyber protection service, or proxy, you should contact your webmaster or hosting provider for your origin IP. You might not able to locate the origin IP via this method.