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How to check CNAME

Posted on 2011-02-10
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Sometimes there are many CNAME assigned to one ip address, How can I check it providing ip address using 'host' 'dig' or 'nslookup' command in linux? Thanks!
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http://linux.die.net/man/1/host


host -t CNAME name server

or online tool:
http://www.samdns.com/
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Use the below command

# nslookup
>set type=cname
>Domainname   <<<---- Enter the Domain for which you want to check cname ----->>>>

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Hi.. There can be a scenario when one domain name might have more than one ip address address. Using 'host' or 'nslookup' command can I we check like how many ip address it assigned to given domain name? Thanks!
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