NS record question

Kevin Darcy kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Wed Mar 28 23:35:28 UTC 2001

Brad Knowles wrote:

> It would also be cool if we could incorporate some stuff to
> "fingerprint" nameservers, so that we could get a better idea of what
> nameserver code (and version) is being run on a particular machine.

Such a utility could be used for nefarious purposes, of course. But then, folks
shouldn't be hiding behind fudged "version" strings anyway. That just gives a
false sense of security.

- Kevin

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