Default query type of dig

Barry Margolin barmar at
Wed Jun 25 15:10:36 UTC 2014

In article <mailman.432.1403708745.26362.bind-users at>,
 "Dominik Mahrer (Teddy)" <teddy at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> By default dig has a query type of A-records. Because I more and more 
> work with IPv6 I would like to change the default behaver of dig to a 
> query type of AAAA-records. Can this easily be done (I did not find a 
> switch for .digrc nor another option) or is there a source code change 
> needed?

Dig isn't customizable, AFAIK. Use an alias/shell function.

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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