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Dog (echo dig |sed ’s/i/o/')

you know nslookup, dig, hosts, getenv and all the commans for the cli. but have you ever tried dog ?

Website: https://dns.lookup.dog/

and their Doku: https://dns.lookup.dog/dns-in-five-minutes

dog is an open-source DNS client for the command-line. It has colourful output, supports the DoT and DoH protocols, and can emit JSON.

Install Package

$ doas pkg_add dog

Examples

DNS over TLS

$ dog example.com --tls @dns.google

DNS Request over HTTPS

$ dog -H @https://dns.google/dns-query lookup.dog   
A lookup.dog. 18m08s   51.159.26.255

Json Support

$ dog bsago.me --json | jq .responses[0].answers[0]
{
  "address": "138.68.117.94",
  "class": "IN",
  "name": "bsago.me.",
  "ttl": 7111,
  "type": "A"
}

Full Help File

$ dog --help
dog ● command-line DNS client

Usage:
  dog [OPTIONS] [--] <arguments>

Examples:
  dog example.net                          Query a domain using default settings
  dog example.net MX                       ...looking up MX records instead
  dog example.net MX @1.1.1.1              ...using a specific nameserver instead
  dog example.net MX @1.1.1.1 -T           ...using TCP rather than UDP
  dog -q example.net -t MX -n 1.1.1.1 -T   As above, but using explicit arguments

Query options:
  <arguments>              Human-readable host names, nameservers, types, or classes
  -q, --query=HOST         Host name or IP address to query
  -t, --type=TYPE          Type of the DNS record being queried (A, MX, NS...)
  -n, --nameserver=ADDR    Address of the nameserver to send packets to
  --class=CLASS            Network class of the DNS record being queried (IN, CH, HS)

Sending options:
  --edns=SETTING           Whether to OPT in to EDNS (disable, hide, show)
  --txid=NUMBER            Set the transaction ID to a specific value
  -Z=TWEAKS                Set uncommon protocol-level tweaks

Protocol options:
  -U, --udp                Use the DNS protocol over UDP
  -T, --tcp                Use the DNS protocol over TCP
  -S, --tls                Use the DNS-over-TLS protocol
  -H, --https              Use the DNS-over-HTTPS protocol

Output options:
  -1, --short              Short mode: display nothing but the first result
  -J, --json               Display the output as JSON
  --color, --colour=WHEN   When to colourise the output (always, automatic, never)
  --seconds                Do not format durations, display them as seconds
  --time                   Print how long the response took to arrive

Meta options:
  -?, --help               Print list of command-line options
  -v, --version            Print version information

Happy Dog !

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