Friday, July 3, 2015

Domain Research Tool

You can use to research domain name.

Find the name servers following the instructions here:

Enter the name server and enter the domain query.  EG:  Enter a primary name server of '' and enter 'facebook' in Starts:

You can then see a list of domains that facebook has listed on their name servers.

This works with any domain.  EG:  nameserver and anonit.


To lookup DNS records for a domain name on Windows, you can use NSLookup.
Open a command prompt, and enter the following command:  nslookup
This will give you the server that you will query and the IP address of that server.
Type the command: set q=any
This is short for set querytype=any, which will give all results, regardless of type.
Enter the domain name to query.  EG:

This will then give the results.  If you fail to get the expected results, you can try using a trailing full stop at the end of the domain name, eg:
Additionally you can query other name servers, by using the server command.  Eg: server will set google as the DNS server to query.