DS lookup

Find all delegation signers for a domain name with this online DNS DS checker. For example, try taobao.com or weibo.com to view their DS records.

How to lookup DS records

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DS 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.

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

Example output of a DS lookup query

How to lookup DS records on Windows

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

How to lookup DS records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup DS records on Linux

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

How to lookup other record types

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