WHOIS and DNS lookup for .GOV.UK domain names
You can query the whois for any .gov.uk domain name, find out information such as:
If you need to check the whois of a gov.uk domain you can use the WHOIS unix command but it is far easier to use our page: WHOIS lookup for gov.uk domains
Checking the live DNS for a domain can be very useful, it can help you diagnose possible issues; it also allows you to view and backup the DNS.
Using our DNS control panel, which is always included with all gov.uk domains we manage, register or reregister, it is easy to add/remove/edit all records attached to the DNS for the gov.uk domain name, including MX records.
If you need to check the DNS of a gov.uk domain you can use the host unix command but it is far easier to use our: