Authoritative for what domains?
mayer at gis.net
Sun Feb 24 00:51:52 UTC 2002
At 12:23 PM 2/23/02, Cricket Liu wrote:
> > Is there anyway to query a remote name server to find out what domains
> > it is authoritative for?
> > For example, there is name server called ns1.someserver.com. It is
> > authoritative for abc.com, def.com and ghi.com. How can I find out that
> > those 3 domains have records on ns1.someserver.com without knowing if
> > those domains exist?
> > Any ideas or confirmation that it cannot be done would be most
> > appreciated.
>No, you can't do that with a query.
Not true. Try:
dig +norecursive abc.com @ns1.someserver.com soa
If it thinks it's authorative for the domain it will set the aa bit.
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