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  1. Identifying Load Balancers - How to tell if the target host is behind a load balancer

    Credits to Joe McCray and his Defcon 18 talk

    1. Use dig command
    Look for multiple addresses resolving to one domain name.

    2. Sites like can be used to check for a ip details. If things like F5 BigIP appear, most probably the host is load balanced.

    3. Firefox Live HTTP Headers Add-on can be used to notice change ...