How to show the Recursion behaviour of DNS Servers

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Nov 5 20:11:06 UTC 2011

On 05/11/2011 19:37, Gaurav Kansal wrote:
> Is there any way in dig or nslookup utility to see the whole path which a
> DNS Server follows for giving me the answer.

dig +trace

is pretty close to what you ask.



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