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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
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Get MX records for a domain

Terminal - Get MX records for a domain
dig foo.org mx +short
2009-02-05 21:29:14
User: wwest4
Functions: dig
Get MX records for a domain


There are 15 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
host -t mx foo.org
2009-08-14 09:55:19
User: peshay
Functions: host

command is shorter, output unnecessary longer

Know a better way?

If you can do better, submit your command here.

What others think

or... let dig do the work for you....

dig foo.org mx +short

should print out the MX records for the foo.org domain

Comment by finkployd 402 weeks and 3 days ago

If you need to list the nameservers use:

dig foo.org NS +short
Comment by jdecuyper 392 weeks and 6 days ago

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http://goo.gl/TLJKhQ http://bit.ly/2bgLGS7 jasa konstruksi

http://goo.gl/TLJKhQ http://bit.ly/2bgLGS7 jasa konstruksi baja


Comment by umam12 5 days ago

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Comment by umam12 5 days ago

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Comment by umam12 5 days ago

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