Querying TXT records with drill(1)

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In today’s installment of things you already know, unless you don’t, this is how you look up a TXT domain record with drill(1) on FreeBSD:

$ drill $DOMAIN txt

You’d think that I’d get that order right one of these days.

On NetBSD, macOS, and Linux, the same applies for dig(1).

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