about the dig
shorttag at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 05:53:43 UTC 2011
at least from my point "dig hostname +trace" should work even if there
is no resolv.conf entries.
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Marc Lampo <marc.lampo at eurid.eu> wrote:
> I guess not, since "it" does not work ;-)
> After deleting all entries, did you :
> 1) dig @dns.name. ...
> 2) dig @IP.address
> 3) No "@..." argument used at all ?
> In cases 1 & 3, dig will need data from /etc/resolv.conf.
> Only in case 2 dig can do without.
> Kind regards,
> Marc Lampo
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Feng He [mailto:shorttag at gmail.com]
> Sent: 19 July 2011 07:33 AM
> To: bind-users at lists.isc.org
> Subject: about the dig
> Hi list,
> When I deleted all the entries in /etc/resolv.conf (I am using Linux),
> dig can't work.
> I was thinking since dig is a standard resolver, it should have the
> capibility to follow the referrel from root, thus it will work fine
> even there is no system dns resolving.
> Am I right?
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