Feb 182013
 

An interesting small and quick, cheat sheet for the command dig found on http://www.hackersgarage.com/

DigDomain Information Groper is a light weight Linux utility for querying DNS records. It is widely used to diagnose DNS servers, troubleshoot DNS servers, purge DNS Cache using external DNS server and dozen of great features it provides.

Here i am sharing quick cheat sheet of dig – DNS Lookup utility that every System/Network administrator should have print out at their desk.

In these examples, 8.8.8.8 is a Google Public DNS Server that you can use in /etc/resolv.conf

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Mar 262012
 

Original article by Ankur Aggarwal published on http://flossstuff.wordpress.com/

Wikipedia : One of the most important web portal in  geek’s life. Whenever I need to search anything I use two things. First open up the Google and then search for the related  wikipedia page. Exploring wikipedia page using shell is possible. Interested fact is that we can do it without even opening the cli browser. We can make wikipedia text query over dns for an ip address. I learned this trick from Ajay Sharma ([email protected]). Thanks to him for teaching me this wonderful trick. Let’s explore how to do it.
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