Using "*.count.dnsp.co"

*.count.dnsp.co will return the specific number of results. For instance, 12.count.dnsp.co will return 12 A records. Could be handy if you suspect your DNS queries are being truncated.

Note: This test is only available over TCP.


Examples:

prompt> dig +tcp 5.count.dnsp.co ; <<>> DiG 9.5.0-P2 <<>> 5.count.dnsp.co ;; global options: printcmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 1694 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 5, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;5.count.dnsp.co. IN A ;; ANSWER SECTION: 5.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN A 1.1.1.1 5.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN A 2.2.2.2 5.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN A 3.3.3.3 5.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN A 4.4.4.4 5.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN A 5.5.5.5 ;; Query time: 65 msec ;; SERVER: 8.8.8.8#53(8.8.8.8) ;; WHEN: Mon Dec 22 02:46:24 2014 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 113
prompt> dig +tcp AAAA 7.count.dnsp.co ; <<>> DiG 9.5.0-P2 <<>> AAAA 7.count.dnsp.co ;; global options: printcmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 105 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 7, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;7.count.dnsp.co. IN AAAA ;; ANSWER SECTION: 7.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN AAAA 1::1 7.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN AAAA 2::2 7.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN AAAA 3::3 7.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN AAAA 4::4 7.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN AAAA 5::5 7.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN AAAA 6::6 7.count.dnsp.co. 0 IN AAAA 7::7 ;; Query time: 105 msec ;; SERVER: 8.8.8.8#53(8.8.8.8) ;; WHEN: Mon Dec 22 02:46:36 2014 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 229