NS Lookup and Record Checker Tool

You can utilize the NS Lookup tool to discover information about the name servers for the domain names you're interested in.

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What is NS?

NS, abbreviated for Name Server, is used to denote the name servers associated with the queried domain name. Name servers enable the determination of the IP address of the servers that host the respective domain.

Simply type the domain name, along with its extension, in the field above and click the Lookup button.

NS Lookup and Record Checker

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Frequently Asked Questions

Every domain name must have Name Server (NS) information, which is publicly accessible. NS information allows you to retrieve the IP address of the hosting server for the domain. Once you have the IP address, you can access all the data provided by the relevant server, including IP Trace queries and Ping services.

You can update NS information for any domain name using the DNS management screen of the respective domain. However, if the domain is in the redemption period or "on hold," NS changes are not permitted. In exceptional cases, such as with extensions like .TEL that serve a specific purpose, it is not possible to define custom NS records.

NS Lookup is the query type used to find the name servers associated with a domain name.

NS Lookup is a network administration command-line tool used to query the Domain Name System (DNS) to learn about other DNS records associated with a domain name (domain) or IP address mapping.

You can create NS (name server) records by inputting information about the name servers that are expected to respond when a request is made through the DNS. You can also perform NS creation by utilizing the NS management section on the domain name's management panel you wish to define.

NS Lookup is done by sending a request to the servers that store the registration information of the domain name. NS (name server) information is accessible to the public and not hidden.

You can perform NS Lookup through all services that provide whois information or specifically through NS lookup services. Additionally, it is possible to access NS information by entering "nslookup -query=NS "the domain name to be queried in the console screen.

NS query provides only the information related to the server or IP address associated with the addressed domain, whereas a Whois query provides all contact and registration information related to the domain.

DNS Lookup involves query formats that hold web pages as names and display their corresponding IP addresses on servers. On the other hand, NS Lookup is a command type that identifies the servers where domain names and their corresponding IP addresses are registered.