Reverse DNS Lookups

August 12, 2020 Liquid Web

The purpose of DNS is typically used to resolve a domain name to an IP address. This act is known as a forward resolution and is performed every time you visit a site on the internet. Reverse DNS (or rDNS), as its name implies, is a method of resolving an IP address back to a domain name.

In this video, we describe how to perform a reverse DNS lookup.

Commands used:
nslookup IP
dig -x 8.8.8.8

Video by: Alex Gorzen

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