RE: How to use nslookup to get MX record

  • From: "Periyasamy, Raj" <Raj.Periyasamy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2005 09:35:20 -0500

Hi Raj,
When you do the nslookup, it points to the default internal DNS server.
You can point it to an external DNS server, such as your ISP, and you
should see the external addresses for your MX records.


Raj Periyasamy
Systems Administrator
MCSE(Messaging), CCNA

-----Original Message-----
From: raj nair [mailto:rajnair7@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 5:22 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] How to use nslookup to get MX record


In my company when i do an nslookup from my desktop it gives me all the
internel ip addresses .

What should i be doing to get the external ip addresses ?

Iam typeing :

set type=all
domain name

But i get the name server and MX records if i type or some


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