remotely checking the version of bindNT?

Captain captain99_1999 at
Wed Jun 8 23:07:59 UTC 2005

But isn't there a simple way of checking the version number remotely,
ie.  using a dos window,(on a 2000 machine), and then going in under

I seem to recall a basic version lookup command of some sort?

On Wed, 08 Jun 2005 18:00:11 -0400, Vinny Abello <vinny at>

>At 05:47 PM 6/8/2005, Captain wrote:
>>How can you look up the current version of a
>>bind-NT server remotely?
>dig @ ch txt version.bind
>where is the IP of the server in question... This assumes 
>that the version numbers haven't been masked with the version option 
>in named.conf or other technique. This is for all BIND versions, not just NT.
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