How to do a DNS Lookup using Track DNS in cPanel

By Jonathan Griffin. Editor, SEO Consultant, & Developer.

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The Track DNS feature in cPanel uses the basic host command to perform a DNS lookup to return general DNS information about the domain, including server IP Address, A records, MX records, and more.


Some web hosts do not grant access to this feature.

How to perform a DNS Lookup in cPanel

The DNS Lookup functionality is contained within the Track DNS feature. The tutorial below takes you through the process of using this feature to look up a domains’ DNS records.