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

Mike Jones mike at
Fri Aug 17 08:37:30 CDT 2012

On 17 August 2012 13:14, Matthew Palmer <mpalmer at> wrote:
> 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.

It doesn't say anything about both of the servers for your domain
currently being broken ;)

- Mike

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