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There are a number of ways to check this, however, we find the most reliable to be a simple ‘whois’ check. 

The tool we use most commonly is… 


Or, if you are using a linux machine…

yum install whois

Then, you can run the following…

whois domain.com | grep -i Name

||| Important – Some people will recommend you find the relevant nameservers of a domain via a DNS lookup, such as using whatsmydns.net – this is not correct. 

||| The reason we recommend the above method, is that this checks directly with the Registrar. DNS Zones are prone to errors, and can, therefore, reflect an incorrect value.

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