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Finding name server records for domains using Dig

Created On: 10 May, 2018: 14:56:35 - Tags : command line tools

Url: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/38021/how-do-i-find-the-authoritative-name-server-for-a-domain-name

Dig is a useful command line tool which allows retrieving DNS records for a domain.

Authoritative name servers are servers that provide DNS information about a domain. An Authoritative name server may be a primary or secondary name server. A primary name server contains definitive and reliable information about a domain. A secondary name server is a slave name server which contains replica of dns records on a primary name server

To fetch the list of name server records for a domain we can use the command: dig NS {domain_name}. If we add the +short flag, then a summary of the information is returned. Other types of DNS records may be fetched similarly


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