Your IP: Unknown · Your Status: ProtectedUnprotectedUnknown
Reverse DNS

Reverse DNS

(also rDNS)

Reverse DNS definition

Reverse DNS is a lookup method in the Domain Name System that determines the host of an IP address. It’s the opposite of forward DNS lookup that determines the IP address from a domain name.

Reverse DNS examples

If a website has active reverse DNS, you can access it by entering its IP address into the search bar instead of the domain name. So if you entered into your browser’s search bar, you would reach Google.

Further reading

Ultimate digital security

We value your privacy

This website uses cookies to provide you with a safer and more personalized experience. By accepting, you agree to the use of cookies for ads and analytics, in line with our Cookie Policy.