How to trace DNS in cPanel?

Overview:-

          This function will trace the DNS delegation for a domain name from the Internet DNS root servers down to the DNS servers responsible (authoritative) for the domain. This can be useful to find out if a domain is delegated correctly.

Steps:-

  1. Login to cPanel
  2. In search bar type “Cron jobs”

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or go to Advanced section

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Click on Trace DNS

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Trace DNS consist of two things

  • Domain Lookup
  • Trace Route

Domain Lookup:-

 

Overview:-

The Domain Lookup tool allows you to find out the IP address of any domain, as well as DNS information about that domain.

 Steps:-

  1. Enter the domain that you want to lookup.

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and then click on Look up.

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After clicking on lookup you will get the details

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Trace Route:-

 

Overview:-

            Trace the route that packets take from one destination to another. The trace route here will trace the route that a packet takes from our web server to the destination that you enter. The results display a list of routers traversed (the path taken) for a packet from our web server to reach a particular destination on the network.

 Steps:-

You just need to click on “Trace” and then you will get the route from the computer you are accessing cPanel from to the server your site is on

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