SSHFP lookup

Find all SSH public key fingerprints for a domain name with this online DNS SSHFP checker. For example, try quora.com or 1688.com to view their SSHFP records.

How to lookup SSHFP records

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SSHFP 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.

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

Example output of a SSHFP lookup query

How to lookup SSHFP records on Windows

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

How to lookup SSHFP records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup SSHFP records on Linux

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

How to find SSHFP records

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

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