DNS servers are essential for domain name resolution. A DNS server is a computer that holds a list of domain name servers that can be queried for information about a particular domain name.
To query a DNS server, you must know the IP address of the DNS server and the domain name you are looking for. To find the IP address of a DNS server, you can use a utility such as the dig command.
To find the domain name you are looking for, you can use a utility such as the host command.
To query a DNS server for information about a domain name, use the following syntax:
dig @[IP address of the DNS server] [domain name]
For example, to query the DNS server at IP address 192.168.1.
5 for the domain name “www.example.com,” you would use the following command:.