DNS lookup utility. More information: <https://manned.org/dig>.


All systems
curl cmd.cat/dig.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install knot-dnsutils
apt-get install knot-dnsutils
apk add bind-tools
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S bind-tools
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install dnsutils
dnf install bind-utils
Windows (WSL2)
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install knot-dnsutils
apt-get install knot-dnsutils
docker run cmd.cat/dig dig powered by Commando

DNS lookup utility. More information: <https://manned.org/dig>.

  • Lookup the IP(s) associated with a hostname (A records):
    dig +short example.com
  • Get a detailed answer for a given domain (A records):
    dig +noall +answer example.com
  • Query a specific DNS record type associated with a given domain name:
    dig +short example.com A|MX|TXT|CNAME|NS
  • Specify an alternate DNS server to query:
    dig @ example.com
  • Perform a reverse DNS lookup on an IP address (PTR record):
    dig -x
  • Find authoritative name servers for the zone and display SOA records:
    dig +nssearch example.com
  • Perform iterative queries and display the entire trace path to resolve a domain name:
    dig +trace example.com

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