produce more detailed output. More
-vs means more details will be produced. With single
-v,dnsget will print contents of all received DNS packets (in a readable format),
-vv, it will output all outgoing DNS packets too.
the opposite for -v -- produce less detailed output.
-q,dnsget will only show (decoded) data from final DNS resource records (RR),
-qq also suppresses error messages.
request record(s) of the given type type. By default,
dnsget will ask for IPv4 address (A) record, or for PTR record if the
argument in question is an IPv4 or IPv6 address. Recognized
types include A, AAAA, MX, TXT, CNAME, PTR, NS, SOA, ANY and
request DNS record(s) of the given class class. By
dnsget uses IN class. Valid classes include IN, CH, HS, ANY.
(compatibility option). Equivalent to setting query type to
ANY and increasing verbosity level
(may be specified several times).
Set resolver options (in a form option:value) as if they
were set in
$RES_OPTIONS environment variable, or set query flags:
Use the given nameserver(s) (may be specified more than once)
instead of the default. Using this option has the same same effect as
$NAMESERVERS environment variables, with the only difference that only IPv4 addresses
are recognized for now, and it is possible to specify names (which will
be resolved using default settings) instead of IP addresses.
print short help and exit.
When all names where resovled successefully, dnsget exits with zero exit status. If at least one name was not found, dnsget will exit with return code 100. If some other error occured during name resolution, it will exit with code 99. In case of usage or initialization error, dnsget will return 1.
|User Utilities||DNSGET (1)||Jan 2014|