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How to find a mirror site
...that is not indexed in any search engine?

10+ Year Member

Msg#: 1389 posted 1:56 pm on Oct 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

Two identical sites exist. The first one is indexed in SEs and I know everything about it.

Now, I am told an identical site also exists. I have been searching everywhere for it but to no avail. It is NOT indexed anywhere. I don't know the URL, nor the IP. I only know the content (of course). This site is rather new I would say. I have checked the IP address of the original site but there's nothing. I have also checked the IP on the advanced search in AllTheWeb as well but nothing.

How would you go about trying to find out whether a site has a mirror site somewhere if the site is not indexed? I am convinced it is impossible because logic tells me so but maybe some of you have ideas?

I do know the IP of the company that MIGHT be hosting the mirror site (not the same host as the original). But with shared hosting I could find hundreds of thousands of pages from different sites on the same IP so it would take me forever to search.



10+ Year Member

Msg#: 1389 posted 3:32 pm on Oct 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

Unless it's indexed searching won't work. Someone needs to tell you.


10+ Year Member

Msg#: 1389 posted 3:41 pm on Oct 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

I always search for complete text strings in google.

If you can't find the mirror, than nobody can. If nobody can find it, it won't harm you. SO why bother?



10+ Year Member

Msg#: 1389 posted 9:00 am on Oct 5, 2002 (gmt 0)

Thanks guys, I thought so.

Hugo, I wanted to find the site BEFORE any spider sniffed it up. I work in a place where web sites are incredibly messy, nobody knows who's responsible for what, people do the most insane things. Then you end up with a new client who wants SEO and you must clean up so much mess for SEO to be worth it. I just want to be able to find all the garbage myself before there's any danger to a site I'm working on.

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