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Installing nslookup, whois and host on Centos Version 6.*

So you've just run a barebones installation of CentOS 6, and you run a host command to check DNS resolution and you get the following: whois: command not found By default the barebones CentOS installation lacks even the most basic network diagnostic tools. Use yum to install the following packages to get a few basic tools back on your server: yum install bind-utils  (installs nslookup and host) yum install jwhois (installs whois)