This document is about PowerDNS 4.X. If you have PowerDNS 3.X, please see the PowerDNS 3.X documentation

NAME

sdig - Perform a DNS query and show the results

SYNOPSIS

sdig IPADDRESS PORT QNAME QTYPE [OPTIONS]

DESCRIPTION

sdig sends a DNS query to IPADDRESS on port PORT and displays the answer in a formatted way.

OPTIONS

These options can be added to the commandline in any order. dnssec : Set the DO bit to request DNSSEC information.

hidesoadetails : Don't show the SOA serial in the response.

recurse : Set the RD bit in the question.

showflags : Show the NSEC3 flags in the response.

tcp : Use TCP instead of UDP to send the query.

ednssubnet SUBNET : Send SUBNET in the edns-client-subnet option. If this option is not set, no edns-client-subnet option is set in the query.