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dns

dont know if anyone will know this but what is the difference between a host and a pointer record on the dns server ?

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Re: dns

Hello,

The host record is used for forward lookups (e.g. nslookup www.cisco.com) while the ptr record is for reverse lookups (e.g. nslookup 198.133.219.25).

Hope this helps.

Regards,

James

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