dig <domain> ns fails when local name servers misconfigured

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Sep 30 00:15:33 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-09-29 at 19:51 -0400, Tristan Goguen wrote:
> We would like to take some action when domain authority transfers take  
> place. Can we configure dig to return the name server list based  
> exclusively on a query to the root / TLD servers? Can local name  
> servers be ignored?

   dig +trace ilap.ca ns | grep "^ilap\.ca\." | cut -f6

Might need something a bit more robust than that cut if you are working
with other domains.

Regards, K.

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