Finding "Name Servers" (not NS records) of domain name

Matthew Palmer mpalmer at
Fri Aug 17 12:14:24 UTC 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 06:10:25PM -0400, Anurag Bhatia wrote:
> Now as you would be knowing if I do regular dig with ns, it provides NS
> records. However I was able to find nameservers by digging gTLD root for
> gTLD based domains. This works for .com/net/org etc but again fails for say
> .us, .in etc. I was wondering if there's an easy way to do it rather then
> running script on thousands of domain names again & again digging registry
> specific nameservers?

I religiously use the moment I suspect *any*
sort of DNS hinkiness.  Verbose, but *damn* if it doesn't hand me the answer
practically every time.

- Matt

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