Scriptburn DNS Doctor into DNS – Clone
As the name suggests, this plugin basically deals with analyzing and producing an incredibly helpful and readable report that is surely going help you make sense of your operations on your website and state of your DNS.
This plugin analyzes the status of your Domain Name Server (DNS) for any public domain. Along with the precise analysis, it also presents a beautifully crafted report just so you can identify the root of the cause. It can perfectly answer to this question: is there a problem with the DNS records or your DNS server configuration?
MX Record Details
As seen from the graphic, the plugin displays the record details for MX. If displays from to the following segments:
- Different MX records at name servers
- MX name validity
- MX IPs are public
- MX CNAME Check
- MX A request returns CNAME
- MX is not IP
- Number of MX records
- Mismatched MX A
- Duplicate MX A records
- Reverse MX A records (PTR)
A nameserver is a processor that is permanently connected to the Internet and translates domain names into IP addresses (or vice versa). For example, it makes it possible for you to enter www.abc.com instead of 220.127.116.11.
Without the nameserver, we would not be able to convert digits into alphabets and likewise. With this plugin, you will be able to view the records of:
- NS records from your name servers
- Recursive Queries
- Same Glue
- Glue for NS records
- Mismatched NS records
- DNS servers responded
- Name of nameservers are valid
- Multiple Nameservers
- Nameservers are lame
- Missing nameservers reported by parent
- Missing nameservers reported by your nameservers
- Domain CNAMEs
- NSs CNAME check
- Different subnets
- IPs of nameservers are public
- DNS servers allow TCP connection
- Different autonomous systems
- Stealth NS records sent
Sometimes a conflict of nameserver can be very difficult to deal with.
With this plugin, all these problems of having to deal with difficulties are solved with these tremendously detailed report.
Another feature of this application is to show the root records of the nameserver. As seen from the figure alongside, it also gives information on the state – whether it’s good, bad or needs fixing.
- Domain NS records
- TLD Parent Check
- Your nameservers are listed
- DNS Parent sent Glue
- Nameservers A records
A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the ranked Domain Name Systems. The top-level domain names are installed in the root zone of the name space. The installed plugin also checks whether or not the parent server has information of your top level domain. It will also provide you with a detailed description if not.
A start of authority (SOA) record is information stored in a domain name system (DNS) zone about that zone and about other DNS records.
A DNS zone is the part of a domain for which an individual DNS server is responsible. Each zone contains a single SOA record.
The plugin checks whether the nameservers have the same Start of Authority and prompts the user to take appropriate steps in order to eradicate the problem. The analyzer also performs tasks like analyzing and cross checking the SOA Serial. Along with that the expiry time and minimum TTL (Transistor–transistor logic) is generated in the report.
- NSs have same SOA serial
- SOA MNAME entry
- SOA Serial
- SOA Refresh
- SOA Retry
- SOA Expire
- SOA Minimum TTL
WWW Records check
Scriptburn DNS Doctor into DNS Clone also checks A Record and if the IPs are public. The WWW (World Wide Web) Analyzer also works perfectly and an even more perfect records are produced.