DNS Client

About

A DNS client is an application that calls the resolver library to query a name database in order to perform forward lookup (IP from name) or reverse lookup (Name from IP).

They are the main entry to name management.

Not all DNS client are not performing a lookup on the content of the host file as ping does.

List

Utility

The well-known client are:

ping -a ip

Online

Batch

Library

  • dnsjava (2.0.7 or greater as 2.0.6 and previous versions don't handle correctly some TXT record)

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