> On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 11:57 -0400, Jeff Lightner wrote:
> > Run "rpm -qa |grep bind". This should show you which BIND packages are
> > installed.
> >
> > To see "version" from BIND's standpoint you'd need to run "named -v" but
> > you may not have permission to do that without root - you may need
> > System Admins to setup sudo access to the named command and other BIND
> > utilities and directories.
> >

> 'dig -v' may give an indication, or perhaps try:
>
> dig -c ch -t txt version.bind


You missed a few essential arguments.

dig -c ch -t txt version.bind +norec @server

You need to specify the server you are checking.

You need to not recurse or otherwise you may be checking
the version of a forwarder.

Mark


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