Troubleshoot DNS Records

DNS Check allows you to troubleshoot DNS issues by verifying that your DNS servers are returning the correct responses to DNS queries.

For example, if you have multiple DNS servers, and suspect that there are replication issues, you could:

  1. Create a new DNS record group.
  2. Import your zone file(s).
  3. Test the imported records on each DNS server.

If there are replication errors, the above test exposes which records are impacted on which name servers.

You can also identify and troubleshoot intermittent DNS issues by viewing a DNS record's notification history, and looking for patterns.

Notification History

Each monitored DNS record has a "View History" button that you can click on to view all recent events that triggered notifications.

Paid accounts were upgraded from retaining 30 days of history to 90 days on July 3, 2020. As a result, they won't have an entire 90-day history until September 1, 2020.



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Free accounts can check up to 10 DNS records at a time. You can always upgrade to a paid account later.