how to check the version of BIND

Dixon, Justin Justin.Dixon at
Wed Sep 20 18:36:28 UTC 2006

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> Subject: how to check the version of BIND
> How Do i know which version of BIND is running on the server?
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named -v should do it

Or you can do a dig if you haven't specified something different for
version in the options of named.conf

dig @localhost version.bind TXT CH

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