Query using DNS

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Service Directory supports DNS queries for the following record types:

  • A/AAAA/SRV records for a service or an endpoint
  • SOA/NS records for the private zone origin

For a detailed explanation of these record types, see List of DNS record types.

A/AAAA queries must observe the following format:




SRV queries must observe the following format:




All services and endpoints in Service Directory default to having their service name as the symbolic service and a protocol of tcp.

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