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.
dig -x 188.8.131.52
Video by: Alex Gorzen
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