ZONEMD lookup

Find all DNS zone message digests for a domain name with this online DNS ZONEMD checker. For example, try discord.com or reuters.com to view their ZONEMD records.

How to lookup ZONEMD records

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ZONEMD 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.

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

Example output of a ZONEMD lookup query

How to lookup ZONEMD records on Windows

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

How to lookup ZONEMD records on Mac OS

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

How to lookup ZONEMD records on Linux

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

How to lookup other record types

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