dig is a command line tool like nslookup used to check dns

Find Reverse-DNS/PTR using dig, nslookup, host
Requesting a zone trasnfer with dig

Here is the basic usage

dig have multiple sections, ANSWER SECTION is what you need to look for. After answer section, it shows some info about DNS server used to query.


+short option allow you to just slow the answer.

To find Specific Record type


Dig show detailed info

You can use +trace to get more detailed info on dig query.


See nslookup, dns

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