TA lookup

Find all DNSSEC trust authorities for a domain name with this online DNS TA checker. For example, try digicert.com or etsy.com to view their TA records.

How to lookup TA records

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TA 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.

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

Example output of a TA lookup query

How to lookup TA records on Windows

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

How to lookup TA records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup TA records on Linux

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

How to find TA records

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

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