OT: dnsstuff alternatives?
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 08:40:18 GMT 2007
On 21/12/2007, Ken A <ka at pacific.net> wrote:
> DAve wrote:
> > Ken A wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> For those who used dnsstuff.com, what are you using now that service has
> >> morphed into a pay model? Any good dnsstuff clones out there that you'd
> >> recommend?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Ken
> > We paid, for our entire support staff. It works well, was cheap, is
> > repeatable. They could ditch the ads if they want to keep paying
> > customers happy. Just a thought before the renewal comes up, if any
> > dnstuff folks are listening.
> I'm really glad somebody is paying for it. :-)
> We don't use it often enough to pay for it though, especially not for
> the whole support staff. I'd rather they use dig or just webify
> something simple to lookup MX, and A records, etc.. fwiw,
> http://www.iptools.com/ comes close and http://www.intodns.com/ is okay
> too, if you are very patient..
For purely network related stuff, we now use http://nwtools.com ...
Looks pretty ugly, but works OK. Especially the rather slow (since
it'll traceroute) "Express" option is nice, IMO.
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