Finding Domains on a Given IP Address with Bing

Bing logoHere’s a cute trick: Bing’s ip: operator lets you find out which domains are on a given IP address.

For example, let’s consider the IP address of the Coffee and Code blog, whose URL is A quick check using a utility like whois or host2ip or reveals that its IP address is Take that IP address and type it into Bing preceded by the ip: operator like so:

"ip:" typed into a Bing search textbox

…and Bing will return a list of domains that live at that given IP address. In this particular case, you’ll find a couple of my own domains: my personal blog’s domain,, as well as this blog’s domain,

Apparently it’s a feature that’s been around since the MSN/ search days, but it’s a little-known one, so I thought I’d mention it here.

This article also appears in Canadian Developer Connection.