Tag Archives: bind

How to install host, nslookup and other BIND tools on Windows

How to install host, nslookup and other BIND tools on Windows | For a Linux admin using Windows, cygwin unfortunately does not provide host, nslookup, or other bind tools. I’ll show you how to download these BIND tools directly from ISC and have them work in your cygwin terminal! Note: this assumes you already have a working cygwin install. First, download the latest version of BIND for

How to Grab | Disable BIND Version Banner

How to Grab | Disable BIND Version Banner | The BIND DNS server by default will broadcast its version publicly. Security-minded admins may want to disable broadcasting of the BIND banner. I’ll show you how! Grab BIND banner It is possible to use dig, host, nslookup or whatever your favorite DNS tool may be to query the BIND banner. I like the host command