dig on Windows

Kevin Darcy kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Tue May 1 01:07:52 UTC 2007

Jim McAtee wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kevin Darcy" <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com>
> To: <bind-users at isc.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 30, 2007 4:13 PM
> Subject: Re: dig on Windows
>> Why would you need a separate utility to test the behavior of the 
>> Windows resolver (which, I'll point out, could involve other naming 
>> services besides DNS, e.g. WINS, and you really don't expect dig to 
>> generate WINS lookups do you)?
> Huh??? That's not what I asked for.
Quote: "Can dig somehow be configured to append a domain suffix to 

queries, giving the same behavior as the Windows resolver?"

You appear to be trying to mimic the behavior of the Windows resolver. I was pointing out that you can use the real thing, you don't need to mimic it at all.

								- Kevin

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