dog, the command-line DNS client

The AAAA record

The AAAA record is used to hold IPv6 addresses.

Example

Here, we query for AAAA records of the domain aaaa-example.lookup.dog. The result is a record containing the localhost IPv6 address, ::1.

$ dog AAAA aaaa-example.lookup.dog
AAAA aaaa-example.lookup.dog. 1h00m00s   ::1