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Query remote nameserver

     

toolman

2:22 am on Jan 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

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How can I query a remote nameserver using nix?

Air

3:17 am on Jan 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

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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 1.22.222.1