[Smaug] The 'host' command?

Paul Thomas paul at cuenet.com
Tue, 26 Nov 2002 18:42:30 -0800 (PST)



On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Andrew wrote:

> you may want to try 'dig' or nslookup if they are availible, ive found
> them both more verbode then host.

I'm trying to figure why Pine is having the same problem, found 'host'
doing it also. But was able to send the email with at least a web-based
email client on the same server.

Thanks,

--Paul

> 
> > >>From a server that goes through Verio, on certain domain, when
> > I invoke: host certaindomain.net, "certaindomain.net has address
> > 209.225.8.64" with no MX information and even an occassional
> > "Host not found, try again.". Running the same invocation of
> > host from a dsl that goest through Alternet.net yields the MX
> > information.
> > 
> > Is this a network issue? I'm having the same problem with Pine,
> > it will say "unable to access MX records" and give up.
> > 
> > Any information would be appreciated, I don't have any experience
> > with the 'host' command and am unsure of what server(s)  it
> > gets it's info from.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > --Paul
> > 
> > --
> > William J. Broad: "The crux... is that the vast majority of the mass
> > of the universe seems to be missing."
> > 
> > 
> > 
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