If you have the "dig" command available on your machine, you can read its documentation, and play with it. It will make things clear. Look below: in the first case, there is no A record, but there is a SOA record. However, the hostname of the SOA is different from the queried hostname. In the second case, there is no A record, there is a SOA and the hostname of the SOA and the queried hostname are the same. So in the first case, we cannot know if the host is registered at all. In the second case, the hostname is registered for sure, but it has no A record. (However, subdomains like www.eirtrade.ie can have A records...)

#dig accounts.eirtrade.ie
Sorry, try this with accounts.eirtrade.i instead of accounts.eirtrade.ie. :-)
freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"

Reply via email to