How to find out DNS Server version ?

Tibo t.lemaire at
Fri Nov 13 15:10:50 UTC 2009

Leonardo Rodrigues a écrit :
> Tibo escreveu:
>> I think I found it : fpdns -f NAMESERVER
>> Is it always OK ?
>    No, that's not always OK, because -f option of fpdns relies on the 
> version.bind record, which i explained on my previous message that 
> sometimes cant be queries and other times can fake some false version id.
> fpdns -f    and the   dig command i gave you queries exactly the same 
> thing.
> none of those (which are in fact the sam thing) are 100% reliable for 
> identifying remote dns server versions
Ok, I think if I tell my people to always let the version and the 
solution with dig would be OK.

Thanks a lot !

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