The program host is a network tool for interrogating DNS name servers. It performs DNS lookups and displays the answers that are returned from the name server(s) that were queried.
To make a DNS lookup, proceed as follows:
Specify the hostname/IP address.
Enter the hostname or IP address of the host for which you want to determine DNS information.
Select Enable verbose output (optional).
Select this option to generate lengthy output showing more information.
The output of dig will be displayed in the DNS Lookup Result area.