Host command timing out sporadically
dot at dotat.at
Thu May 3 09:36:41 UTC 2012
Lyle Giese <lyle at lcrcomputer.net> wrote:
> Don't use host. It's not telling us what is going wrong and it's only doing
> an A record lookup of host name.
I agree dig is better for serious debugging, but for a quick check host
isn't as bad as you suggest.
$ host dotat.at
dotat.at has address 22.214.171.124
dotat.at has IPv6 address 2001:ba8:1e3::
dotat.at mail is handled by 1 ppsw-mx-a.csi.cam.ac.uk.
$ host nx.dotat.at
Host nx.dotat.at not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
$ host bad-delegation.dotat.at
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/
Sole: Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 until later in west. Moderate or
rough, becoming slight or moderate. Fog patches in east, rain later. Moderate
or good, occasionally very poor in east.
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