[dig] Domain Information Groper
Getting domain record details (NS, MX, TXT, SOA, SPF, A, AAAA, any)
dig only provides you wih an
A record, i.e. an IP. To get details about a specific record, you need to pass it as an option with
dig, like so:
dig NS aamnah.com dig aamnah.com NS dig MX aamnah.com
dig NS aamnah.com is the same as
dig aamnah.com NS. It doesn’t matter if you pass the option in the beginnnig or at the end. It also doesn’t matter if you pass an uppercase
NS or a lower case
You can use
any to get all domain records (i.e. any domain record that is available):
dig any aamnah.com dig aamnah.com any
Neat and detailed output
dig +nocmd any +noall +answer
gives a neat view without any comments.
dig -h | more
to list all available options.
Toggles the printing of the initial comment in the output identifying the version of dig and the query options that have been applied. This comment is printed by default.
Set or clear all display flags.