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Manual Reference Pages  -  HOSTIP (8)

NAME

hostip - Resolve a host name to an IP address

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

hostip [options] host_name

DESCRIPTION

hostip sends a DNS query to a resolver, and prints the IP addresses for the given host name.

It can be useful in order to retrieve IP addresses before dnscrypt-proxy(8) is started.

OPTIONS

o -6, --ipv6: ask for AAAA records.
o -h, --help: show usage.
o -r, --resolver-address=<ip>[:port]: the resolver IP address (default: 8.8.8.8, Google DNS).
o -V, --version: show version number.

SIMPLE USAGE EXAMPLE

$ hostip www.example.com

ADVANCED USAGE EXAMPLE

$ hostip -6 -r 4.2.2.2 www.google.com

EXIT STATUS

The hostip utility exits 0 on success, and > 0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

dnscrypt-proxy(8)
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HOSTIP (8) June 2015

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