Different answer when querying @server from different clients

Steven Carr sjcarr at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 16:00:04 UTC 2015

On 8 March 2015 at 13:50, Barry S. Finkel <bsfinkel at att.net> wrote:
> Using "+trace" with "@" ignores the "@", as
> that server is never queried when the query starts at the root
> and moves down the DNS tree to authorized servers.

Incorrect, specifying @ means that dig +trace will use
to find the root servers and then continue to query the authoritative
nameservers directly for any subsequent queries.


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