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

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Querying and verifying dnssec

I hear http://www.isoc.org/ has Domain Name System Security Extensions on its DNS records. How do I see and verify the DNS using the tool dig?
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Problem with Domain delegation

Okey I have the subdomain news.247dist.com, if i dig any this domain i get: ; <<>> DiG 9.4.3-P3 <<>> news.247dist.com any ;; global options: printcmd ;; Got answer: ;; ...
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Using dig (or similar), how to lookup the IP of a nameserver?

If I have a nameserver with name ns1.mydomain.com, and I want to query the IP for this name, but don't want to query the authoritative name servers for mydomain.com. Can this be done with dig, or ...
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List all DNS records in a domain using dig?

My company runs an internal DNS for "mycompany.com" There is a machine on the network that I need to find, but I've forgotten its name. If I could see a list, it would probably jog my memory. How ...
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DYNDNS.org Custom DNS returning odd results with Windows' NSLOOKUP

I wrote some time back about running my own DNS server temporarily in order to help facilitate the move of a domain name between two registrars with no down-time. I have since purchased the CustomDNS ...
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How to avoid DNS spoofing for DNS lookup

I am trying to find a way to obtain the real ip addresse(s) for a domain name. I'm working on a router doing traffic shaping with the use of iptables and tc. I then need to setup iptables rules for ...
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Authoritative DNS will not respond to pings or digs on domain

I am making an Authoritative DNS for a new site. The site responds nicely to all pings and most digs on its IP address, however rejects anything to its domain name. I would presume this is due to a ...
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Network Scan, Filtering for Top Level Domain

Greetings, I have a list of 2 /24s worth of IP addresses in seperate text files. What I am interested in doing is finding a way to resolve the hosts of these IP addresses and filter out to display ...
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SOA and Primary NS record (DNS)

The brunt of the question is this -- What is the relationship between the primary nameserver specified in the SOA record and the nameservers specified in the NS records. How are these things linked? ...
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Determine if DNS server is master or slave with DiG

Is there a way to use DiG or nslookup to determine if a server is set to Master or Slave? And if a server is slave, return the Master's IP address?