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mDNS Query



This module sends mDNS queries, which are really just normal UDP DNS queries done (usually) over multicast on a different port, 5353.


  • Jon Hart <jon_hart@rapid7.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/scanner/mdns/query
msf auxiliary(query) > show actions
msf auxiliary(query) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(query) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(query) > run 

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