dig is a command-line client to make queries against DNS servers, the Internet name servers.

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Yum PYCURL ERROR 6 - “Couldn't resolve host 'mirrorlist.centos.org'” [closed]

I am attempting to redo my server (CentOS release 6.6 [Final] x86_64) and I am now getting the following output on yum [root@server ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities, security ...
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Oracle GNS (Grid Naming Service) Breaks DNS

Am running a 2-node Oracle 12.1.0.2.0 ASM Flex Cluster using Oracle GNS which I believe uses zeroconf to create it's adhoc network. Before GNS starts, DNS works, i.e. nslookup, dig, ping, ssh all ...
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Why is host so much slower than dig on some queries?

When querying a particular address, dig as run against the resolvers listed in /etc/resolv.conf will return NXDOMAIN nice and quickly where host will take a while. $ dig @<resolver> ...
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DNS queries fail from local machine running dnsmasq

I have a "sandbox" web server setup for my developers to work on. Each one has their own IP, with all the "production" hostnames configured, and a DNSmasq configuration to answer for those production ...
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“dig +trace fqdn” and “dig fqdn” do not give the same result on a LAN with windows DNS server, why?

in my company LAN I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running in Virtualbox (as guest) on a Windows 7 (the host) with network interface bridged (so the Ubuntu server belongs to the LAN, with its ip: ...
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BIND 9.8.2 not giving A record for “dig domain.xxx ANY”

I got problem with my BIND 9.8.2 setup. After configuring master zone which works fine I've noticed that I cannot get a list of all A records using the dig utility with the ANY option. Here are some ...
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Why does dig +trace sometimes fail against Windows Server DNS?

My team has a server pointing at the DNS supplied by Active Directory to ensure that it is able to reach any hosts managed by the domain. Unfortunately, my team also needs to run dig +trace frequently ...
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Why is the DNS on my Windows Server 2012 not authoritative according to dig?

This is me trying to understand something rather than a real problem. I have a new Windows Server 2012 Essentials. That server provides, DNS, DHCP etc. Lets say my Windows domain is my-windows-domain ...
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Why doesn't `dig` show records?

Every time I use dig I get a vague feeling that I'm not really sure whether it's giving me correct data. Now I've used it like this: # dig socialimpactportfolio.com ; <<>> DiG ...
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Dig returns Refused Status on norecurse?

I've looked up two questions here at serverfault, but my question's a little different in specificity - when running the dig command with the +norecurs option (I'm trying to experiment with cache here ...
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Using dig axfr to perform a zone transfer from a Windows Server 2012 DNS server

I'm working on setting up host auto-discovery for Nagios using DNS records. When I try to use dig axfr to do a zone transfer (dig axfr local.domain.com), however, I get the following output: ...
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Why are additional DNS records only returned when the query isn't cached?

I'm trying to track down an issue we're having sending mail to a particular domain. We noticed that we're not getting consistent results from nslookup/dig when querying their MX records, and I'm not ...
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Check all domains served by a DNS server [duplicate]

Is there any way to query a dns server to find out all the domains it is the authoritative server? [all domains it has configured?] (I can use dig or any other tool)
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DNS resolution failure when querying through server IP

I have a DNS zone file with the following config : $TTL 86400 $ORIGIN example.com. @ IN SOA ns1.example.com. dns.example.com. ( 2014022604 ; Serial ...
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Is it needed to use local DNS cacher in EC2 / VPC?

Seems like AWS internal DNS is already a very low latency one, e.g. On ec2 dig google.com | grep "Query time" ;; Query time: 0 msec So do we really need to use another DNS cacher?
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Why does dig succeed if I add an SOA query and fail when I do not?

When I do this dig I get no answer... red@localhost:~$ dig +noall +answer name-one.name-two.com @mydns-server.name-one.com ... but when add name-two.com soa I get an answer for ...
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digging an IP gives me an unregistered domain name, why? [closed]

I get spam all the time (what a surprise!) and once in a while I check the IP address to see where it comes from (i.e. .cn, .cz, .pl, etc.) Today I was surprised as I found the output of dig to be: ...
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dig succeeds, nslookup fails (with dnsmasq as the server)

I installed dnsmasq on a machine of mine (It's a Kubuntu 12.04 LTS), backed only by /etc/hosts (no connection to the Internet until later). Now, if I dig mymachine, I get 192.168.0.1, but if I try to ...
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linux: shorter 'host' command output

I'm using dns to manage my virtual hosts. In order to do so I query my nameserver with the host command for for certain values is need. For example: > host -t txt mycl1.vz mycl1.vz.myserver.de ...
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How to get all website under authoritative nameserver with dig command or other solution?

What is the dig command to show all website under authoritative nameserver? Is it actually possible? If it's not, what is the other solution? Thanks in advance.
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PowerDNS does not resolve TXT records

My PowerDNS DNS server 3.3 does not resolve TXT records. Database looks like this: PowerDNS database When I try to dig my server for TXT entry they are not being shown: [root@nowosci powerdns]# ...
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Cached response times from Google Public DNS slow

I noticed very strange but consistent performance behavior from Google Public DNS 8.8.8.8. Even-though a DNS record was cached, the response time was in the range of 20-30ms, which seems high. When I ...
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How to determine which DNS server has the authority to set rDNS (PTR records)?

or to re-phrase... How to determine to whom authority has been delegated to set rDNS? Background In a multi-tier environment, where a block of IP's is assigned, then further split and assigned ...
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Sendmail MX Lookup fails, dig doesnt

Anyone able to explain this problem? I can do a dig or nslookup on a host and get the MX servers, but when I check through sendmail it fails? RHEL 5.6 Sendmail: (root)> sendmail -bt ADDRESS TEST ...
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DNS Server Responses and Timeouts

We're experiencing a frustrating problem on our LAN. Periodically, DNS queries to our ISP nameservers timeout forcing a 5 second delay. Even if I bypass /etc/resolv.conf by using a direct dig to one ...
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Dkim DNS Setup: dig +trace finds the key, dig notrace doesn't

i'm setting up DKIM for my domain to sign outgoing mails. I've got some issues on DNS configuration, because DNS configuration is mixed between external DNS (hosting) and a cloud server, which sends ...
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Dig -x equivalent for AWS Route 53

I have an IP number associated with an AWS Elastic IP (EIP). I'd like to know, what DNS records in my Route 53 domain are associated with that A record's IP. In a traditional DNS service, I would ...
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Google Public DNS is returning a SERVFAIL for my domain

Hope some one will help me in resolving the issue. My Domain name is "prohosterz.com" Google Public DNS is returning a SERVFAIL for my domain: $ dig prohosterz.com @8.8.8.8 ; > DiG 9.9.2 > ...
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Dig Connection Error on SRV Records

Using Bind9 running on localhost. I have two records in my DNS zone file: _kerberos._udp.GROUP-42.SNOOPY.ISP IN SRV 0 0 88 kirby.group-42.snoopy.isp. kirby.group-42.snoopy.isp. IN A ...
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What's the difference between `dig` and `host` when querying a specific name-server?

I was using this command to verify if I'd set things up correctly with a DNS provider: host hostname.example.com ns1.example-nameserver.com As far as I can tell, this asks ...
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Linux Terminal dig example -d

I am really having trouble making a post and this question is nowhere asked on the internet and i need to know if it is harmful so i can correct my mistake. I ran the following command in the Linux ...
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nslookup Returning Domain that is a Subdomain of some Default

I'm the owner of a hypothetical domain name, XYZ.com. I have an LXC container setup that exhibits an undesired behavior: $ nslookup non-existent-domain-12345.com Name: ...
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Bind reverse ipv6 mapping, dig gives no answer, SERVFAIL

I am using Fedora 17 with Bind 9 installed, trying to configure a DNS and I already solved a problem: Bind DNS configuration, dig command don't resolve name Now ipv4 and ipv6 mapping works, ...
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Bind DNS configuration, dig command don't resolve name

I am using Fedora 17 with bind 9. I tried to manually configure a DNS for a network, editing /etc/named.conf: options { listen-on port 53 { localhost; }; listen-on-v6 port 53 { ::1; }; directory ...
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DNS searching with wildcards?

Anything like nslookup or dig offer the ability to search based on something contained in the name ... like a wildcard search or something? I'm trying to make a little script with a GUI wrapper for ...
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Is dig +trace always accurate?

When the accuracy of a DNS cache is in question, dig +trace tends to be the recommended way of determining the authoritative answer for an internet facing DNS record. This seems to be particularly ...
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Is there a drawback to both A and AAAA records in the ADDITIONAL section?

I'm just asking for a possibility of having both ipv4 and ipv6 configurations in one domain. If I do dig <domain>, inside the ADDITIONAL SECTIONS will display the A and AAAA records. Are there ...
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“dig … any” shows A record but “dig … a” does not

When using "dig host.name.here.com A" I get SERVFAIL and no answer. But when I do a "dig host.name.here.com ANY" I get NOERROR and it returns an A record. Any idea as to what may be wrong with the ...
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dig returns ip addresses in differing order?

Pretty basic question here - when I run the command dig mx1.hotmail.com +short to get the ip addresses of one of hotmail's mail servers, they return the same list with a different order every time. I ...
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Why is nslookup and dig giving me a “Warning: ID mismatch … got 0” error?

I'm trying to troubleshoot some persistent connectivity issues and I'm frequently getting the following error message when using dig or nslookup. bash$ nslookup > www.google.com ;; Warning: ID ...
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Testing new nameservers using dig

I have a domain, example.co.uk, and it has its nameservers registered with the registrar as current-nameserver.co.uk. It has a TXT record with value ORIGINAL. I decide to change DNS providers to ...
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BIND9 as a cache-only nameserver doesn't work

I installed BIND9 via apt-get on a newly installed and completely updated UBUNTU 12.04, virtualized on VirtualBox. I want to use it as a cache-only nameserver. named.conf contains only the following ...
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What is the difference of dig results between domain and www.domain

I found a domain name which gives different results for following dig commands. Lets assume the domain name is domain.com. Commands: dig domain.com dig www.domain.com Is anyone know what are the ...
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Odd DNS behavior on multiple Ubuntu 12.04 VMs. NSlookup and Dig resolves hostname but ping cannot

In attempting to set up a VoIP server, I came across some interesting behavior from Ubuntu. My VoIP account was assigned a unique hostname that I am to connect to, however, Ubuntu is unable to ...
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Install and use BIND9 as forwarder - step by step

I'd like to install on Ubuntu 12.04 a DNS server using BIND9. As a first step, I'd just like to configure it as a forwarder for my box only. This is what I do: I deactivate dnsmasq editing ...
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Why don't DNS root servers answer?

If I try to query a root server with dig, I never receive an answer. For example the output for dig @b.root-servers.net www.ubuntu.com is ; <<>> DiG 9.8.1-P1 <<>> @b.root-servers.net ...
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CentOS 5.8 dig is not resolving ip-address [closed]

I'm running centos 5.8 on a local machine at home. Today I was trying to analyze the DNS-Lookup via dig. $ dig +trace -t A www.heise.de. This is giving me something like this as a response de. ...
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Simple dig output?

In a script I want to be able to write an IP address to somewhere easily, so I thought using dig (or a similar command) with back-ticks. However the simplest output I've been able to come up to wrt ...
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DNS lookup failure while configuration is okay

I have configured my DNS using OpenPanel and it didn't report any errors. It just adds a DNS config file which is included /etc/bind/named.conf. When I do named-checkconf /etc/bind/named.conf ...
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Why can host and nslookup resolve a name but dig cannot?

Can anyone tell me why this is happening? I can resolve a hostname using host and/or nslookup but forward lookups do not work with dig; reverse lookups do: musashixxx@box:~$ host someserver ...