DNS/BIND troubleshooting: request a domain’s SOA using dig

Posted January 4, 2004 by Quinn McHenry in BIND and DNS


To retrieve the SOA for the domain tech-recipes.com, use:

dig soa tech-recipes.com

and look for the ANSWER SECTION for the response. To get a short version without all of the extra information, use

dig +short soa tech-recipes.com

 

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Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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