Commands tagged dns (32)

  • The +short option should make dig less chatty.


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    dig +short -x {ip}
    putnamhill · 2009-12-21 14:43:35 0

  • 1
    dig -x {IP}
    Strubbl · 2009-12-21 12:13:30 0
  • I'm just a simple programmer. I find dig too verbose. host tells me alias(es) and IP address in a quick to grok format with nothing special to remember for input parameters. With thanks to http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/how-to-test-or-check-reverse-dns/ Show Sample Output


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    host {checkIp or hostname} [dns server]
    mccalni · 2009-12-21 11:48:00 0
  • Mostly for Norwegians, but easily adoptable to others. Very handy if you are brainstorming for a new domainname. Will only display the available ones.. You can usually do this better with dig, but if you dont have dig, or the TLD only have an online service to check with, this will be usefull.. Show Sample Output


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    check_dns_no() { for i in $* ; do if `wget -O - -q http://www.norid.no/domenenavnbaser/whois/?query=$i.no | grep "no match" &>/dev/null` ; then echo $i.no "available" ; fi ; sleep 1 ;done }
    xeor · 2009-09-30 21:17:33 2
  • This command uses nmap to perform reverse DNS lookups on a subnet. It produces a list of IP addresses with the corresponding PTR record for a given subnet. You can enter the subnet in CDIR notation (i.e. /24 for a Class C)). You could add "--dns-servers x.x.x.x" after the "-sL" if you need the lookups to be performed on a specific DNS server. On some installations nmap needs sudo I believe. Also I hope awk is standard on most distros. Show Sample Output


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    nmap -R -sL 209.85.229.99/27 | awk '{if($3=="not")print"("$2") no PTR";else print$3" is "$2}' | grep '('
    netsaint · 2009-09-02 16:33:15 1
  • It is a much better tool then nslookup for getting information about the any site.It has got better capability too.For reverse information please use the switch "-x" and the ip address. Show Sample Output


    -1
    dig google.com
    unixbhaskar · 2009-08-28 04:32:52 0
  • Query Wikipedia by issuing a DNS query for a TXT record. The TXT record will also include a short URL to the complete corresponding Wikipedia entry.You can also write a little shell script like: $ cat wikisole.sh #!/bin/sh dig +short txt ${1}.wp.dg.cx and run it like ./wikisole.sh unix were your first option ($1) will be used as search term. Show Sample Output


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    dig +short txt <keyword>.wp.dg.cx
    drizzt · 2009-07-31 16:08:59 33
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