APL lookup

Find all address prefix lists for a domain name with this online DNS APL checker. For example, try twitter.com or baidu.com to view their APL records.

How to lookup APL records

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APL records can be configured by the owner of a domain name. They are used to store information in the DNS, which can be looked up by anyone. Each record type has a different purpose.

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

Example output of a APL lookup query

How to lookup APL records on Windows

The APL record type cannot be looked up in Windows. Neither nslookup, nor Powershell's Resolve-DnsName has support for it. You can either install WSL and follow the Linux instructions below, or use an online APL lookup tool like the one on the top of this page.

How to lookup APL records on Mac OS

To check the APL 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 APL and hit [enter] to get the APL records for example.com.APL lookup on a Mac
  3. The APL records are listed below the ANSWER SECTION heading.

How to lookup APL records on Linux

To check the APL 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 APL and hit [enter] to get the APL records for example.com.APL lookup in Linux
  3. The APL records are listed below the ANSWER SECTION heading.

How to find APL records

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

  1. Open the APL lookup tool.Open the APL lookup tool
  2. Enter the domain name and hit [enter].Example DNS APL records
  3. The tool will query the APL 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 APL. 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.