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How can I query a remote nameserver using nix?
You can use nslookup or you can use dig, I prefer dig, plus nslookup is depricated.
you can use dig at the command line;
dig @hostname-or-ip-of-dns-to-query some-host-name.com
you can also do the reverse (reverse lookup), i.e. provide an IP address and get the hostname;
dig -x @hostname-or-ip-of-dns-to-query 220.127.116.11
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