Updated: April 19, 2023

DNS lookup utility


host [options...] {name} [server]

Runs on:

QNX Neutrino


The host utility is for performing DNS lookups. It is part of BIND DNS server software. You normally use it to convert names to IP addresses and vice versa.

For more information, first use the -V option to check the current version, then find the corresponding BIND Administrator Reference Manual at: