DNS Info

Last modified: 18.10.2022
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Miner DNS Info takes DNS records of individual domains and then differentiates them within several categories with the appropriate values. This Miner will also provide you with IP address information for each domain.

In practice

This Miner can be useful, for example, in the case of link building, when you try to find out if any of the domains are located on the same IP address, therefore on the same server.

The MX record tells you what email server is used within a specific domain. This can help you if you are in business offering your own email services.

Import data

Get started by clicking on Create report button and specifying Domains at the input. Then write or copy the dataset of the domains for which you want to get DNS records.

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If you have all domains in one document, you don’t have to copy them, but you can easily import the entire file with the list. To do this, click on the Insert Files section in the left sidebar.

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For a report to be easily identifiable, it is good to name it. Simply click into Your Report Name field.

Then click on the flag to select the country for which you want to get the data and finish by clicking on Next Step.

Selection of the Miner

In the Owner / Domain information section, click on Miner DNS Info. Nothing else needs to be set. Click on Get Data to start processing your inputs.

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Output example

Column description

  • Input: The domain, that you entered at the input.
  • IP address: IP address of the domain.
  • Record type: If there is value in the IP address column, you will see value A in this column. In the case of empty IP address column, this column will be empty as well. Find out more about DNS record types.
  • TTL: Time to live. More information about TLT on Wiki.
  • TXT: DNS record that serves for creating any text chain. More about TXT record.
  • MX: DNS record that serves for setting up the server, where the emails will be sent. Find out more about DNS record types.

Output analysis

In the case of link building, you can focus on domains that are located on the same IP address. Information about the same IP addresses can be found all the way up in your output report.

Domains on the same IP address

Then you can sort the report either by IP address or download the Excel spreadsheet where you can use the filter function.

If the domains are on the same IP address, it is quite possible that they have one owner who you can reach out for multiple pages. However, be careful, because in some cases, these people have too many websites on one IP address, which can also indicate a content (spam) farm. So, before you address the owner, evaluate the site with your own eyes and check out its link portfolio so you can be sure there aren’t any unfair tactics.

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