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

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A working domain without NS record. Possible?

Is it possible to have a working A record (a working website) without having a NS record? mylinux:~# dig example.com NS ; <<>> DiG 9.3.4-P1.2 <<>> example.com NS ;; global ...
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DIG domain NS empty when no other records exist?

I asked our domain registrar to configure the name servers for a new domain. They said it was done so I checked: dig example.com NS Using Google's servers, this is what I get: dig example.com NS ...
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Discover server responsible for serving a PTR for a specific IP?

Just as the title reads: How do I discover what nameserver is the authoritative nameserver for PTR records for a specific IP?
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SERVFAIL on ANY query

We have a CNAME entry that points to an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer instance. For some reason, my mobile app can resolve this entry on wifi, but not 3G -- I imagine it's talking to a different name ...
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What would be causing a “recursion requested but not available” error using dbndns?

The tinydns and dnscache services are running and I have 127.0.0.1 in my resolv.conf: root@ubuntu:~# cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 127.0.0.1 domain localdomain search localdomain root@ubuntu:~# ...
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What does “Warning: query response not set” mean in dig output?

As the title suggests what does "Warning: query response not set" mean. I see the following in the dighost.c (line 2888 and 2889) source but still am uncertain with what in my DNS servers response ...
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BIND9 recursion on slave servers for a delegated zone - not working

I've been reviewing BIND/DNS documenatation and I've been unable to find a clear answer. tl;dr - querying a secondary nameserver for a delegated zone A record does not work with recusion enabled. And, ...
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How can I see Time-To-Live (TTL) for a DNS record?

I would like to see the Time-To-Live (TTL) value for a CNAME record. I have access to dig (on Apple Mac OS X), which gives me an answer like this: % dig host.example.gov <*SNIP*> ;; ANSWER ...
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able to dig a hostname but doesn't resolve via ssh or ping

I am using Snow Leopard and cannot ping or ssh into a host but am able to dig: dig some.value.host.com When the ip address comes back in the answer section, then I am able to ssh via ip address ( ...
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Named on AIX (5.3) - DIG won't find hosts without FQDN?

Ok I'm a newb to AIX and Named, so hopfully I'm just missing something easy. :) The goal is to just have smooth DNS lookups in this goofy Windows workgroup/AIX DNS setup (it will change eventually, ...
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Dig vs Whois on Nameserver Update and Reference to Unknown FQDN?

After running a dig on an old domain name moved from an old server to a new one, completely different IP and provider, I ran a dig and found that the listed nameserver does not match the one in the ...
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How do I find the all domain names where name-server is authoritative?

is possibles query a name server and have the list of domains for which he is authoritative?
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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?