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Learning to Use DNS Tools

Feb 03, 2009, 17:32 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Mike Weber for this link. ]

"The host tool provides basic information about how DNS resolves. nslookup is used to query domain servers. It will run in two modes: interactive and non-interactive. The interactive mode allows you to query for various hosts and domains while the non-interactive mode just returns the requested information. dig stands for Domain Information Groper and gives you a way to retrieve a lot of useful information."

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