10 Linux Dig (Domain Information Groper) Commands to Query DNS

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3 Responses

  1. Anax says:

    Thank you man! Very useful article !

    Another trick: it’s possible to use a specific DNS-RESOLVER IP-address, instead those from the system ( /etc/resolv.conf ).

    Below, I queried to the PUBLIC RESOLVER from Google (

    # dig @ http://www.google.com. +short

  2. dan waterloo says:

    thanks… this site has been very helpful, and these examples really shorten the learning curve!

  3. akhilesh says:

    Excellent Stuff !

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