This article describes the DNS Lookup test that can be run in the Diagnostics page within the Datto Networking Appliance's (DNA) GUI.
- Datto Networking Appliance (DNA)
A DNS Lookup will query records within the Domain Name System (DNS) associated with a given address or domain name.
Figure 1: Diagnostics
Figure 2: DNS Lookup
- Target Hostname : This field allows you to define what host will be used for the test.
- DNS Sever: Allows you to choose or define what DNS server will be used. The Google Public DNS (188.8.131.52), and the OpenDNS service (184.108.40.206) are available by default; any custom DNS can be specified as well.