AAAA lookup

Find all IPv6 addresses for a domain name with this online DNS AAAA checker. For example, try facebook.com or netflix.com to view their AAAA records.

How to lookup AAAA records

Jump to

AAAA records can be configured by the owner of a domain name. They are used to link IPv4 addresses to a domain name. IPv6 addresses are stored as A records. Both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are most commonly used by web browsers like Google Chrome, in order to find the web server that should be contacted to display a website. Strictly speaking, A and AAAA records are not limited to this, but other uses are rare in comparison. Learn more about AAAA records.

AAAA records are configured in DNS. But how can you look up these AAAA records? That depends on the operating system you are using. Windows, Linux and Mac all have a different way of finding AAAA records. The sections below contain instructions for each operating system.

Example output of a AAAA lookup query

How to lookup AAAA records on Windows

To check the AAAA records for a certain domain name on Windows, follow these steps:

  1. Open a command prompt by navigating to Start → 'Type here to search' → 'cmd' → Open.Open a command prompt in Windows
  2. Type nslookup -q=aaaa example.com and hit [enter] to get the AAAA records for example.com.AAAA lookup in Windows
  3. The AAAA records are listed below the Non-authoritative answer heading.

How to lookup AAAA records on Mac OS

To check the AAAA records for a certain domain name on a Mac, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal by entering [command] + [space] → 'terminal.app' → [enter].Open a terminal on a Mac
  2. Type dig example.com aaaa and hit [enter] to get the AAAA records for example.com.AAAA lookup on a Mac
  3. The AAAA records are listed below the ANSWER SECTION heading.

How to lookup AAAA records on Linux

To check the AAAA records for a certain domain name on Linux, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal by entering [Super] → 'terminal' → [enter].Open a terminal in Linux
  2. Type dig example.com aaaa and hit [enter] to get the AAAA records for example.com.AAAA lookup in Linux
  3. The AAAA records are listed below the ANSWER SECTION heading.

How to find AAAA records

To check the AAAA records of a domain, follow these steps:

  1. Open the AAAA lookup tool.Open the AAAA lookup tool
  2. Enter the domain name and hit [enter].Example DNS AAAA records
  3. The tool will query the AAAA records and shown them at the top of the page.

How to lookup other record types

There are other types of DNS records then just AAAA. The most commonly used DNS record types are A, AAAA, CNAME, NS, TXT, MX and SOA. If you'd like to look up all records of these record types, you can do so with nslookup. Click any of the record types below to find DNS records for that specific record type.