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How the nslookup command works
Instructions on how to use the nslookup command and what it can help you with. Nslookup can help you see other DNS server and where they are pointing to. With this command, you can easily and quickly troubleshoot and find DNS issues about. domains.
1. You start by typing “nslookup“then the program/command starts. As you can see in the image below, I use Google’S DNS server, it’s called “188.8.131.52”. Now you need to write “set type=all“and then the domain you want to make a nslookup on. I have chosen to make it on it-artikler.dk, but it could also have been eb.dk for example. Below you can see that my domain it-artikler.dk is hosted at domaindirect.dk, which is my provider. You can see a lot of different information regarding. the domain, IP address, MX record, nameserver, etc.
2. Now I have changed my DNS server to another one, and here I do the same. Now I should like to get the same information again, otherwise have a problem. Fortunately, I got the same information, and that way I know that the domain points correctly.