CSYNC lookup

Find all child-to-parent synchronization records for a domain name with this online DNS CSYNC checker. For example, try pinterest.com or whatsapp.com to view their CSYNC records.

How to lookup CSYNC records

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CSYNC 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.

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

Example output of a CSYNC lookup query

How to lookup CSYNC records on Windows

The CSYNC 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 CSYNC lookup tool like the one on the top of this page.

How to lookup CSYNC records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup CSYNC records on Linux

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

How to lookup other record types

There are other types of DNS records then just CSYNC. 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.