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Get DNS information for domain

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dig command

dig stands for Domain Information Groper. It is a command line utility for network administrators. It is primarily used to query DNS servers.

Install dig

You must install dnsutils package to install dig.

1) Run below command

sudo apt-get update

2) Install dnsutils

sudo apt install dnsutils

Get DNS Information

The domain name we use is possible because of DNS Server.

1) Get DNS information of Google.


2) IP Address of google.

3) It is the query time. It varies depending on your geographical location and the name server you used.

4) DNS response size or MSG SIZE

This article is a component of the “Linux Introduction” course from the ABIOLA online Academy.

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