host command: Query any type of DNS recoreds

by on January 12, 2014 · 0 comments· LAST UPDATED January 12, 2014

Fig.01: The -a option displays any type of dns records

The -a (all) option to the host command is equivalent to setting the -v option and asking host to make a query of type ANY. The syntax is:

host -a example.com
host -a google.com
host -v cyberciti.biz
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Examples and usage: Linux and Unix host Command Examples

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