SRV lookup

Find all service locators for a domain name with this online DNS SRV checker. For example, try akamaiedge.net or sourceforge.net to view their SRV records.

How to lookup SRV records

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SRV 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.

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

Example output of a SRV lookup query

How to lookup SRV records on Windows

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

How to lookup SRV records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup SRV records on Linux

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

How to lookup other record types

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