How to find all aliases of an object using nslookup ??

Jim Reid jim at
Sat Nov 13 08:54:19 UTC 2004

>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Bullack <paul.bullack at> writes:

    Paul> Hello there, how can I determine ALL aliases of a DNS object
    Paul> using nslookup (if possible, not the interactive way) only
    Paul> by command line.

You can't. You have no way of knowing what aliases, if any, the rest
of the world might have in their zone files for the name you're
interested in. Even if you could do that, whatever information you got
would be out of date by the time it had been collected. And please
stop using nslookup. Use dig. Consult the list archives for an

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