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POST /services/dns_lookups

Creates a new DNS lookup. Lookup completes in the background.

Creates a new DNS lookup.

Table 1: POST /services/dns_lookups Resource Details

MIME Type

application/json

Table 2: POST /services/dns_lookups Request Parameter Details

Parameter

Type

Optionality

Data Type

MIME Type

Description

IP

query

Required

String

text/plain

Used to retrieve the DNS lookup.

fields

query

Optional

String

text/plain

Optional - Use this parameter to specify which fields you would like to get back in the response. Fields that are not named are excluded. Specify subfields in brackets and multiple fields in the same object are separated by commas.

Table 3: POST /services/dns_lookups Response Codes

HTTP Response Code

Unique Code

Description

201

 

The DNS lookup was successfully created.

500

1020

An internal server error occurred during the creation of the DNS lookup.

Response Description

A DNS Lookup object and the location header set to the task status url "/services/dns_lookups/{dns_lookup_id}". A DNS status object contains the following fields:

  • id - Long - The ID of the DNS lookup.

  • ip - String - The IP to investigate.

  • message - String - The result of the DNS lookup when complete.

  • status - String - The current state of the task.

Response Sample