How to check CNAME

Posted on 2011-02-10
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
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!
Question by:beer9

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ChiefoftheChiss earned 1000 total points
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host -t CNAME name server

or online tool:

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oppofwar earned 1000 total points
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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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