tim at it.kpt.cc
Fri Dec 17 16:02:13 UTC 2004
On Friday 17 December 2004 09:35, Dean Brooks wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 05:38:25PM -0600, Tim Kelley wrote:
> > On Wednesday 15 December 2004 15:40, Plantier, Spencer wrote:
> > > Is there a way in Solaris 9 with nslookup to see all the DNS records.
> > > We are converting DNS to a new box and trying to verify that we have
> > > all the records transferred over.
> > For god's sake, just stop using nslookup and use dig.
> Maybe if dig didn't have the world's most convoluted and non-standard
> options processing, more people would embrace it.
> I still have to look up the dig manual every time I use it because
> whomever wrote it decided to abandon standard UNIX options types and
> instead came up with this bizarre combination of options followed by
> host names followed by options followed by @ signs followed by options
> followed by host names.
well, there is a point there (like having to do +search, etc) but the value in
seeing the entire dns response (flags, sections et. al.) outshadows any
usability issues in my opinion. "nslookup" is just a straight up piece of
crap for troubleshooting any dns issue.
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