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Old 07-05-2004, 05:38 AM   #1
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"dig command" result in depth


For the result of dig command below. What does the "IN", "A", "NS", "86400" mean?



$ dig pajhome.org.uk

; <<>> DiG 9.2.1 <<>> pajhome.org.uk
;; global options: printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 41
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 2

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;pajhome.org.uk. IN A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
pajhome.org.uk. 86400 IN A 195.72.113.151

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
pajhome.org.uk. 86400 IN NS ns0.serve.co.uk.
pajhome.org.uk. 86400 IN NS ns0.serve.net.uk.

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
ns0.serve.co.uk. 103288 IN A 212.69.192.10
ns0.serve.net.uk. 103288 IN A 212.69.192.11

;; Query time: 370 msec
;; SERVER: 62.30.32.121#53(62.30.32.121)
;; WHEN: Fri Dec 20 17:40:36 2002
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 149
 
Old 07-05-2004, 06:04 AM   #2
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http://www.menandmice.com/online_doc...?ns.record.htm

has all you want to know about DNS terms
 
  


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