DNSProbe – A Tool Built On Top Of Retryabledns That Allows You To Perform Multiple DNS Queries Of Your Choice With A List Of User Supplied Resolvers

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DNSProbe is a tool built on top of retryabledns that allows you to perform multiple dns queries of your choice with a list of user supplied resolvers.


  • Simple and Handy utility to query DNS records.


dnsprobe -h

This will display help for the tool. Here are all the switches it supports.

Flag Description Example
-c Max dns retries (default 1) dnsprobe -c 5
-l List of dns domains (optional) dnsprobe -l domains.txt
-r Request Type A, NS, CNAME, SOA, PTR, MX, TXT, AAAA (default “A”) dnsprobe -r A
-s List of resolvers (optional) dnsprobe -s resolvers.txt
-t Number of concurrent requests to make (default 250) dnsprobe -t 500
-f Output type: ip, domain, response, simple (domain + ip, default), full (domain + response), json (domain + raw response) dnsprobe -f json
-o Output file (optional) dnsprobe -o result.txt

Installation Instructions

From Source
dnsprobe requires go1.13+ to install successfully. Run the following command to get the repo –

GO111MODULE=on go get -u -v github.com/projectdiscovery/dnsprobe  

In order to update the tool, you can use -u flag with go get command.

Querying host for A record
To query a list of domains, you can pass the list via stdin.

GO111MODULE=on go get -u -v github.com/projectdiscovery/dnsprobe

Querying host for CNAME record

> cat domains.txt | dnsprobe

[email protected]:~# cat bc.txt | dnsprobe

This will run the tool against domains in domains.txt and returns the results. The tool uses the resolvers specified with -s option to perform the queries or default system resolvers.

Querying CNAME records on the Subfinder output

> dnsprobe -l domains.txt -r CNAME

[email protected]:~# dnsprobe -l bc.txt -r CNAME
forum.bugcrowd.com bugcrowd.hosted-by-discourse.com.
collateral.bugcrowd.com bugcrowd.outrch.com.
go.bugcrowd.com mkto-ab270028.com.
ww2.bugcrowd.com bugcrowdinc.mktoweb.com.
researcherdocs.bugcrowd.com ssl.readmessl.com.
docs.bugcrowd.com ssl.readmessl.com.

DNSProbe is made with love by the projectdiscovery team.

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