dog, the command-line DNS client

The NS record

The NS (nameserver) record returns the nameservers responsible for the subdomain.


Here, we query for NS records of the domain The result is two nameservers underneath

The IPv4 and IPv6 addresses of these two nameservers are also returned in the Additional section of the response.

$ dog NS
  NS        23h59m06s   ""
  NS        23h59m06s   ""
   A    29m07s +
AAAA    16m05s + 2001:500:8f::53
   A    16m09s +
AAAA    29m07s + 2001:500:8d::53