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The dnstracer command determines where a DNS gets its information from. More information:

dnstracer {{}}

  • Start with a [s]pecific DNS that you already know:

dnstracer -s {{}} {{}}

  • Only query IPv4 servers:

dnstracer -4 {{}}

  • Retry each request 5 times on failure:

dnstracer -r {{5}} {{}}

  • Display all steps during execution:

dnstracer -v {{}}

  • Display an [o]verview of all received answers after execution:

dnstracer -o {{}}