Version statement...

David Miller dmiller at
Fri Aug 17 05:34:56 UTC 2012

On 8/17/2012 1:13 AM, Jeff Justice wrote:
> I am trying to mask our DNS servers version output to a custom string, but it doesn't seem to be working for me.  In a nutshell, I have added this to my options block of my named.conf:
>    version "[DNS Server]";

options {
        version "string";

works for me in 9.8.  Maybe BIND doesn't like the square brackets?

> But when I do a query, it still shows the actual version number i.e. BIND 9.9.1-P2, both from the command line and from an outside query tool.
> What am I missing?
> Jeff
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