telnetting/netcatting into a DNS server?
infofarmer at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 10:55:33 PDT 2005
On 10/25/05, Andrew P. <infofarmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/25/05, Mohan Singh <mohansingh68 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Whenever I need to test a mail/ssh/web server, I usually just telnet or nc
> > into the appropriate port, i.e.:
> > $ echo "GET / " |nc -v yahoo.com 80
> > $ nc -v localhost 22
> > Connection to localhost 22 port [tcp/ssh] succeeded!
> > SSH-1.99-OpenSSH_4.2
> > How would I connect to a nameserver and talk to it so I can know it is
> > working? I get as far as connecting to the port, but I don't know how to
> > make it send back anything meaningful.
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> Why don't you read the netcat manpage for starters?
Oh, I'm mighty sorry. I was sure the exact example was
there, but I reread now - and there is none.
I will post a link here as soon as I find it.
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