DNS Record Lookup API

DNS Record Lookup API

The DNS Record Lookup API is a powerful and indispensable tool that allows businesses, developers and network administrators to access and analyze Domain Name System (DNS) records for any domain.

API description

About the API:  

With its comprehensive features and easy-to-use interface, this API provides a perfect solution for retrieving and interpreting DNS records, offering valuable information about a domain's configuration and aiding in network management, cybersecurity and application optimization.

In essence, the DNS Record Lookup API allows users to perform in-depth queries on a domain's DNS records, covering a wide range of record types such as A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, TXT and more. This diverse functionality satisfies various use cases, be it examining the IP address associated with a domain, verifying email server configurations or validating SPF records to improve email deliverability.

The API integration is designed to be accessible and efficient, with a well-documented endpoint and developer resources. This ensures that integrating DNS record lookup functions into applications, websites or backend systems is a straightforward process. Users can effortlessly leverage the power of the API to retrieve accurate and up-to-date DNS information, streamlining network administration tasks and troubleshooting processes.

Cybersecurity professionals can benefit greatly from the API's capabilities. By examining DNS records, they can identify potential vulnerabilities, detect unauthorized changes and uncover signs of malicious activity such as DNS hijacking or domain spoofing. This proactive approach to security allows organizations to mitigate risks before they escalate, safeguarding their online presence and data integrity.

In addition, digital marketers and website administrators can leverage the API to optimize online experiences. By inspecting DNS records, they can identify performance bottlenecks, ensure proper domain redirection and implement best practices such as content delivery network (CDN) configuration. This translates into faster load times, better user experiences and improved search engine rankings.

In conclusion, the DNS Record Lookup API is an indispensable tool for users, businesses and developers who want to obtain valuable information from the DNS records of any domain. Its versatility spans network management, cybersecurity and optimization, making it an essential asset for organizations of all sizes. By providing accurate, real-time DNS information, the API enables users to make informed decisions, enforce security measures and optimize digital experiences with confidence.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Network troubleshooting: Network administrators can use the API to diagnose connectivity problems by examining DNS records, identifying misconfigurations and resolving potential bottlenecks.

  2. Email verification: Enterprises can verify the validity of email addresses by checking MX records, ensuring that email communication is secure and reliable.

  3. Domain migration: During domain migrations, users can use the API to confirm DNS record updates, avoiding downtime and maintaining smooth transitions.

  4. Security auditing: Cybersecurity experts can perform DNS record lookups to identify unauthorized changes or potential vulnerabilities, protecting against DNS hijacking and other threats.

  5. Domain monitoring: Companies can monitor their domain DNS records to quickly detect any changes or anomalies that could indicate unauthorized access or a cyberattack.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint all you have to do is insert the URL of a domain in the parameter.

List of supported DNS records: A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, NS, PTR, SRV, SOA, TXT, CAA

GET https://zylalabs.com/api/2406/dns+record+lookup+api/2337/dns+lookup

DNS Lookup - Endpoint Features
Object Description
domain [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            [{"record_type": "A", "value": ""}, {"record_type": "AAAA", "value": "2607:f8b0:400a:807::200e"}, {"record_type": "MX", "priority": 10, "value": "smtp.google.com."}, {"record_type": "NS", "value": "ns1.google.com."}, {"record_type": "NS", "value": "ns3.google.com."}, {"record_type": "NS", "value": "ns4.google.com."}, {"record_type": "NS", "value": "ns2.google.com."}, {"record_type": "SOA", "mname": "ns1.google.com.", "rname": "dns-admin.google.com.", "serial": 554462945, "refresh": 900, "retry": 900, "expire": 1800, "ttl": 60}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "MS=E4A68B9AB2BB9670BCE15412F62916164C0B20BB"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "google-site-verification=wD8N7i1JTNTkezJ49swvWW48f8_9xveREV4oB-0Hf5o"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "atlassian-domain-verification=5YjTmWmjI92ewqkx2oXmBaD60Td9zWon9r6eakvHX6B77zzkFQto8PQ9QsKnbf4I"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "onetrust-domain-verification=de01ed21f2fa4d8781cbc3ffb89cf4ef"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "globalsign-smime-dv=CDYX+XFHUw2wml6/Gb8+59BsH31KzUr6c1l2BPvqKX8="}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "webexdomainverification.8YX6G=6e6922db-e3e6-4a36-904e-a805c28087fa"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "docusign=05958488-4752-4ef2-95eb-aa7ba8a3bd0e"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "facebook-domain-verification=22rm551cu4k0ab0bxsw536tlds4h95"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "apple-domain-verification=30afIBcvSuDV2PLX"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "google-site-verification=TV9-DBe4R80X4v0M4U_bd_J9cpOJM0nikft0jAgjmsQ"}, {"record_type": "TXT", "value": "docusign=1b0a6754-49b1-4db5-8540-d2c12664b289"}, {"record_type": "CAA", "flags": 0, "tag": "issue", "value": "pki.goog"}]


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2406/dns+record+lookup+api/2337/dns+lookup?domain=google.com' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the DNS Record Lookup API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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DNS Record Lookup API retrieves DNS records for a given domain.

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