taqniaspace.com.sa DNS Report

Health Score: 71%

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Checked: 8 months before


NS records at parent servers

[These were obtained from sa-ns.anycast.pch.net.]

Glue at parent nameservers 0/7

WARNING The parent servers are not providing glue for all your nameservers. This means that they are supplying the NS records (host.example.com), but not supplying the A records. That may cause some extra milliseconds in DNS. This will usually occur if your DNS servers are not in the same TLD as your domain


Mismatched glue 7/7

Skip glue checking. Make sure the nameservers domain is good standing Check taqniaspace.com Check domaincontrol.com

Nameservers A records 0/7

Some servers does not provide A records for nameservers.
missing A record(s) for (mns02.domaincontrol.com,mns01.domaincontrol.com) at nameserver
missing A record(s) for (mns02.domaincontrol.com,mns01.domaincontrol.com) at nameserver

Nameservers report identical NS records 0/7

The NS records at your nameservers are different
At ( there are nameservers: silverhawk.taqniaspace.com. redpanda.taqniaspace.com.
At ( there are nameservers: mns02.domaincontrol.com. mns01.domaincontrol.com.

Nameservers respond 10/10

SUCCESS All of your nameservers listed at the parent nameservers responded.

Nameserver name validity 7/7

SUCCESS All of the NS records that your nameservers report are valid (no IPs or partial domain names).

Number of nameservers 5/5

SUCCESS You have 4 nameservers. You must have at least 2 nameservers (RFC2182 section 5 recommends at least 3 nameservers), and preferably no more than 7.

Lame nameservers 7/7

SUCCESS All the nameservers listed at the parent servers answer authoritatively for your domain.

Missing (stealth) nameservers 7/7

SUCCESS All your nameservers are also listed at the parent servers.

Root missing nameservers 7/7

SUCCESS All of the nameservers listed at the parent nameservers are also listed as NS records at your nameservers.

Nameservers on separate class C's 7/7

SUCCESS Nameservers are in a different networks.

public IPs 7/7

SUCCESS All of your NS records appear to use public IPs.


SOA record

SOA record is:
Hostmaster email

Serial agreement 0/7

DANGER Some nameservers have a different soa serial number That can occur because of recent master update (slave have not loaded master zone yet) or the is a problem in DNS.
There is serial 2018071618 at nameserver(s) (
There is serial 2018071505 at nameserver(s) (


SUCCESS SOA (Start of Authority) record states that your master (primary) name server is: silverhawk.taqniaspace.com That server is listed at the parent servers, which is correct.

Serial value 1/1

SUCCESS SOA serial number is: 2018071618 This appears to be in the recommended format of YYYYMMDDnn, where 'nn' is the revision. This number must be incremented every time you make a DNS change.

Refresh value 1/1

SUCCESS SOA Retry interval is : 1800 seconds. This seems OK. (Values about 3600-7200 seconds is good if not using DNS NOTIFY; RFC1912 2.2 recommends a value between 1200 to 43200 seconds (20 minutes to 12 hours)). This value determines how often secondary/slave nameservers check with the master for updates.

Retry value 1/1

SUCCESS SOA Retry interval is : 600 seconds. This seems OK. (Values about 120-7200 seconds is good). The retry value is the amount of time your secondary/slave nameservers will wait to contact the master nameserver again if the last attempt failed.

Expire value 0/1

WARNING SOA Expire time is : 86400 seconds. This seems too small. (Values 604800 to 2419200 seconds (1-4 weeks) is good). RFC1912 suggests 2-4 weeks. This is how long a secondary/slave nameserver will wait before considering its DNS data stale if it can't reach the primary nameserver.

TTL value 1/1

SUCCESS SOA Expire time is : 3600 seconds. This seems OK. (about 300 to 86400 seconds or 5 min - 24 hours is good). RFC2308 suggests a value of 1-3 hours. This value used to determine the default (technically, minimum) TTL (time-to-live) for DNS entries, but now is used for negative caching.


DNS trace

Trace to taqniaspace.com.sa
lookup taqniaspace.com.sa at A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET( 10 ms
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET( refer to s.nic.net.sa(
lookup taqniaspace.com.sa at s.nic.net.sa( 165 ms
s.nic.net.sa( refer to mns02.domaincontrol.com(unknow IP)
extra IP lookup for mns02.domaincontrol.com at root server A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET(
lookup mns02.domaincontrol.com at A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET( 9 ms
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET( refer to e.gtld-servers.net(
lookup mns02.domaincontrol.com at e.gtld-servers.net( 14 ms
e.gtld-servers.net( refer to ans01.domaincontrol.com(
lookup mns02.domaincontrol.com at ans01.domaincontrol.com( 6 ms
got A record 'mns02.domaincontrol.com IN A' from mns02.domaincontrol.com(
lookup taqniaspace.com.sa at mns02.domaincontrol.com( 9 ms
got A record 'taqniaspace.com.sa IN A' from taqniaspace.com.sa(
Total time: 213 ms