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Resolve a list of domain names to IP addresses

Terminal - Resolve a list of domain names to IP addresses
awk < file.name '{ system("resolveip -s " $1) }'
2009-08-17 08:09:39
Functions: awk
Resolve a list of domain names to IP addresses

Given a file of FQDN, this simple command resolves the IP addresses of those Useful for log files or anything else that outputs domain names.


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Kudos for awk-ing this. :-)

Just wondering if there is a shorter equivalent?

< file.name xargs resolveip
Comment by mpb 374 weeks and 5 days ago

resolveip seems to be a MySQL-installed command. For those that don't have MySQL on their systems, try this:

dig +short -f filename dig +short +noshort -f filename dig +noall +question +answer -f filename

and so on for various types and verbosities of responses

You can also pipe stuff in and use "-" as the filename:

dig [options] -f - < filename
Comment by sitaram 374 weeks and 5 days ago

Apologies for not mentioning it was a mysql utility; it's rare i bump up against a system that doesn't have at least a minimal mysql installed.

Comment by alanwilliamson 374 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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