Authoritative for what domains?
cricket at menandmice.com
Sun Feb 24 05:14:00 UTC 2002
> > > 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
> > > 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.
He asked if you could query a remote name server to find out what zones
it's authoritative for, not whether it's authoritative for a particular
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