Talk:Dig (command)

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Another example and Types of records[edit]

I know types of records are already explained in Domain Name System but a lot of people doesn't know how to reach that page. Adrian13

DOS equivalent?[edit]

Anybody know of a DOS/Windows command line equivalent for this *NIX command? CielProfond (talk) 18:07, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

nslookup. JackPotte (talk) 15:46, 16 November 2009 (UTC)
I quickly added this into the article's "see also" section. 85.72.184.224 (talk) 09:19, 12 April 2010 (UTC)

querying wikipedia with dig[edit]

not sure if this is strictly relevant for the main article, but...

dig +short txt simpsons.wp.dg.cx

will get you the summary section of the wikipedia article on the simpsons.

you can replace simpsons with anything...

dig +short txt linux.wp.dg.cx

from http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/2829/query-wikipedia-via-console-over-dns

cheers Mission Fleg (talk) 01:04, 6 August 2009 (UTC)