DNS resolution question

Thomas N
Thomas N used Ask the Experts™
on
What is the command line command to force a specific DNS server to resolve a name? I want to make sure a server is resolving certain ip and names correctly.
Comment
Watch Question

Do more with

Expert Office
EXPERT OFFICE® is a registered trademark of EXPERTS EXCHANGE®
Expert of the Year 2008
Top Expert 2008
Commented:
nslookup somewhere.com some.dns.server

or if you have an ip for the dns server:
nslookup somewhere.com dns_server_ip

https://www.a2hosting.com/kb/getting-started-guide/internet-and-networking/troubleshooting-dns-with-dig-and-nslookup

Do more with

Expert Office
Submit tech questions to Ask the Experts™ at any time to receive solutions, advice, and new ideas from leading industry professionals.

Start 7-Day Free Trial