Which DNS Server?

Michael Kjorling michael at kjorling.com
Fri Oct 26 08:43:52 UTC 2001

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Why do you care? If they are set up correctly, they should all answer
the same way to the same query (perhaps spared internal RFC 1918
addresses, but that's an altogether different story in the first

The best way to figure out which name server answers I guess would be
fooling around with dig's +trace option... but I'm no guru there.

Michael Kjörling

On Oct 26 2001 07:10 -0000, phrogg wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a question.  A domain of mine, slybird.net, has 3 nameservers set up.
> I don't have remote access to the first two.  If there a way I can find out
> which nameserver is answering queries?  For example, if I run "ping
> mail.slybird.net", which nameserver is sending the reply?
> Thanks,
> Michael

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