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How to get the Nameservers of a domain using PHP

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 19 sec read >

Use the  dns_get_record function with type DNS_NS

Example:

//Add this piece of code to your PHP will
$result = dns_get_record(‘yourdomain.com‘,DNS_NS);

Execute the script

//An array will be returned similar as below

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [host] => yourdomain.com
            [type] => NS
            [target] => ns1.yourdomain.com
            [class] => IN
            [ttl] => 70144
        )

    [1] => Array
        (
            [host] => yourdomain.com
            [type] => NS
            [target] => ns2.yourdomain.com
            [class] => IN
            [ttl] => 70144
        )

)

Explanation:

dns_get_record = Fetch DNS Resource Records associated with a hostname (PHP 5)

Last Updated On March 22, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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