host — DNS Look-up Utility


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host — DNS Look-up Utility


host is a simple utility for performing DNS (Domain Name Service)
lookups.  It is normally used to convert names to IP addresses and
vice versa.


$ host — Show the IP Address of

$ host -v — Show detailed output.

$ host -a — Show more details.

$ host — Do reverse lookup and Show the host name.

$ host -l — List all hosts available in MyDomain.

Read: man host

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