Nslookup Times Out on A Lookup To Well-Known Hosts

Merton Campbell Crockett m.c.crockett at adelphia.net
Wed Oct 4 01:13:12 UTC 2006

On 03 Oct 2006, at 17:30 , Mark Andrews wrote:

> 	"dig +trace +all" will show the complete answer to each query.
> 	Now if you can't get to the nameserver to get their addresses
> 	(not just the glue) one may need to look at the addresses returned
> 	by the parent and perform dig queries using those addresses.
> 	Also the OP mentioned packet traces.  Why wern't they posted?
> 	When things are going wrong seeing what is happening on the wire
> 	is useful for debugging.  Descriptions of what is happing on the
> 	wire often miss critical details.

This raises an interesting question.  Can you use dig to perform a  
trace starting at an arbitrary point in the DNS hierarchy?

Merton Campbell Crockett
m.c.crockett at adelphia.net

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