TKEY lookup

Find all transaction keys for a domain name with this online DNS TKEY checker. For example, try sciencedirect.com or google.co.in to view their TKEY records.

How to lookup TKEY records

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TKEY 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.

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

Example output of a TKEY lookup query

How to lookup TKEY records on Windows

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

How to lookup TKEY records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup TKEY records on Linux

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

How to lookup other record types

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