How to Information Gathering and Enumunerate by Dnsenum

It is a penetrating tool created to gather information related to DNS entries about the domains. Dnsenum is a tool for DNS enumeration, which is the process of locating all DNS servers and DNS entries for an organization.

DNS enumeration will allow us to gather critical information about the organization such as usernames, computer names, IP addresses, and so on.

We can get information by using dnsenum tool –

  • Get the hosts addresse
  • Get the namservers
  • Get the MX record
  • Trying Zone Transfers
  • BIND Version
  • Get extra names and subdomains via google scraping
  • Brute force subdomains from file, can also perform recursion on subdomain that have NS records
  • Perform reverse lookups on netranges

Lets start with How to Enumunerate by dnsenum

Step 1 : just type dnsenum on the kali linux terminal.

How to Enumunerate by dnsenum

Step 2 : Then Enter you Target Website that you want to do Enumunerate by dnsenum.

Here I have used "" for demo purpose.


How to Enumunerate by dnsenum

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