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NAME

       hostip - Resolve a host name to an IP address

SYNOPSIS

       hostip [options] host_name

DESCRIPTION

       hostip sends a DNS query to a resolver, and prints the IP addresses for
       the given host name.

       It  can  be  useful  in  order  to   retrieve   IP   addresses   before
       dnscrypt-proxy(8) is started.

OPTIONS

       ·   -6, --ipv6: ask for AAAA records.

       ·   -h, --help: show usage.

       ·   -r,   --resolver-address=<ip>[:port]:   the   resolver  IP  address
           (default: 8.8.8.8, Google DNS).

       ·   -V, --version: show version number.

SIMPLE USAGE EXAMPLE

       $ hostip www.example.com

ADVANCED USAGE EXAMPLE

       $ hostip -6 -r 4.2.2.2 www.google.com

EXIT STATUS

       The hostip utility exits 0 on success, and > 0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

       dnscrypt-proxy(8)

                                   June 2015                         HOSTIP(8)