dig domain ns fails when local name servers misconfigured

2010-09-29 Thread Tristan Goguen
Hi all, We have been using dig to retrieve a domain's name servers for years. Unfortunately, the dig syntax we normally use does not work when name servers are misconfigured. Currently, dig is returning an empty name server list for domain ilap.ca: dig +short ilap.ca ns

Re: dig domain ns fails when local name servers misconfigured

2010-09-29 Thread Karl Auer
On Wed, 2010-09-29 at 19:51 -0400, Tristan Goguen wrote: We would like to take some action when domain authority transfers take place. Can we configure dig to return the name server list based exclusively on a query to the root / TLD servers? Can local name servers be ignored? dig