6. DNS Tools
The "name server lookup" tool is used to query name servers to find information about resource records. Let's find where the name server for google.com is:
[email protected]:~$ nslookup www.google.com
Dig (domain information groper) is a powerful tool for getting information about DNS name servers, it is more flexible than nslookup and great for troubleshooting DNS issues.
[email protected]:~$ dig www.google.com
; > DiG 9.9.5-3-Ubuntu > www.google.com
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
Read up on the manpage for dig.
What tool is used to get detailed information about DNS name servers?