Reverse DNS and DNS records: What do you have to know?

If you decide to implement Reverse DNS, it is going to be very beneficial. It provides proof and validation that the IP address (IPv4 or IPv6) actually corresponds with your domain name. However, there are some essential DNS records that you should add to your Reverse DNS zone in order for it to function correctly. In case there is a mistake, the entire DNS zone will not work. Learn which DNS records to include in your Reverse DNS zone!

How to test your Reverse DNS?

Reverse DNS is an additional service provided by your DNS hosting provider. It gives you the ability to link a particular IP address (IPv4 or IPv6) to the corresponding domain name. You can use a simple tool – the Dig command to see if you configured your Reverse DNS properly. The Dig command is a simple tool with a command-line interface (CLI). It is very easy to use the command and test your Reverse DNS, also you will receive a lot of valuable information. Find out how to check your Reverse DNS with the Dig command!