IXFR lookup

Find all incremental zone transfers for a domain name with this online DNS IXFR checker. For example, try sohu.com or tiktok.com to view their IXFR records.

How to lookup IXFR records

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IXFR 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.

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

Example output of a IXFR lookup query

How to lookup IXFR records on Windows

To check the IXFR 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=IXFR example.com and hit [enter] to get the IXFR records for example.com.IXFR lookup in Windows
  3. The IXFR records are listed below the Non-authoritative answer heading.

How to lookup IXFR records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup IXFR records on Linux

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

How to find IXFR records

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

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