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To DNS Name - NS (name server)

Modified on: Thu, 16 Jul, 2020 at 10:43 AM

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Display NameTo DNS Name - NS (name server)
Transform NameDomainToNS Record_DNS
Short DescriptionThis Transform will find the NS records (name servers) of a domain.
Data SourcePaterva/Host
OutputNS Record


This ransform determines if an NS record exists for the given Domain . The NS record is the name server record and is returned as a NS Record .This is normally used in the infrastructure footprinting of an organisation. A note of caution - it is not uncommon for organisations to unsource their name servers to their ISP or to the registrar of their domain. Thus - in terms of finding the network (e.g. resolving this to an IP address) of the target this has limited value - human inspection is advised.

Typical uses

Name Servers of a domain can be found starting from a website.


Starting with our website, we can see that our domain points back to Linode NS records. Running the "To Domains [Sharing this NS]" we get a large collection of domains using Linode as a host.

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