[Pdns-users] port for host

Derrik Pates dpates at dsdk12.net
Wed May 12 15:14:10 UTC 2004

Bob Lockie wrote:
> host www.example.com
> How do you specify a port with the host command?

I don't think the 'host' command supports non-standard ports, but the 
'dig' command does, with the -p [port] switch. You could try querying it 
as[port], and see if that works, but the manpage (at least on 
my Debian sid desktop box) doesn't say anything about how to change the 
destination port.

Derrik Pates
dpates at dsdk12.net

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