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DNS lookups with/without recursion in NSLOOKUP

I am playing around with NSLOOKUP trying to learn about recursive DNS lookups. I am looking up a bogus host name and I seem to be getting the same results whether I enable or disable recursion. With ...
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nslookup fails but ping succeeds for nonexistent domains

I have two different FreeBSD servers (different hosting companies), both exhibit this same behavior: They pick a specific IP address (216.239.120.238) for every domain that does NOT exist. nslookup ...
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nslookup: non-authoritative answer

When I nslookup behind our firewall i got Non-authoritative answer like this Non-authoritative answer: Name: sitius.com Address: 173.44.39.70 but if i nslookup from public internet access i got ...
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1answer
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Can't resolve local IP using remote dns server

I'm trying to do something I thought would be pretty simple. Mapping local.mydomain.com to 192.168.0.1 using my registrar's DNS server.(namecheap.com) I've added an A Record for local with value of ...
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NSLookup very inconsistent, slow, failing. Not Hardware error or OS Error. Can't identify problem

Multiple computers inside the network run various OSes, and connect through Wi-Fi or Physical connection. My desktop runs Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit, and has consistently slow or failing NSLookups. I bought ...
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Getting a reverse lookup answer from nslookup but not from dig

So if I use dig to do a reverse lookup I get: $ dig 71.74.56.122 ; <<>> DiG 9.6.0-APPLE-P2 <<>> 71.74.56.122 ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got answer: ;; ...
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Retrieve a domain name based on an IP Address?

I'm reviewing some apache logs, specifically with respect to downloaded files. I'm interested in knowing, if possible, which domain is responsible for the download, given an IP address. I've given ...
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How to get **all** IP addresses of a domain?

I built the getaddrinfo() sample provided at http://beej.us/guide/bgnet/output/html/multipage/syscalls.html#getaddrinfo When I run it on an example domain, such facebook.com it lists three (3) IP ...
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2answers
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How do I read this ANSWER line in an nslookup

I performed an SOA nslookup on a domain and I am little confused by the exact meaning of the output (see below...names have been changed to protect the innocent): ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;MYDOMAIN.COM. ...
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Detecting what causes the delay between entering a domain name and load of the page

My website takes awfully long time after entering the domain name and before the content starts showing up. I assume this is something to do with the dns resolution or the networks. How do I go about ...