DIG for DNS Queries

Another handy tool for making DNS queries is DIG. dig domain.domain (This is the default and simplest query, but it will provide you with a treasure trove of DNS info) dig +nocmd domain.domain MX +noall +answer (The nocmd option specifies that the request details should not be in the output, and the trailing part will … Continue reading DIG for DNS Queries

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WAP: Using Curl to fetch webpages from a cli/shell

From a shell type the following: curl -v -X GET 'https://www.google.co.za' This will use the -v flag to ensure the connection attempt returns results verbosely, and the -X is to specify the verb to be used. You can also try using other verbs: curl -v -X HEAD 'https://www.google.co.za' curl -v -X POST 'https://www.google.co.za' The results … Continue reading WAP: Using Curl to fetch webpages from a cli/shell

Ubuntu: Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA/TMG Server) using CNTLM

I decided to get an Ubuntu installation going on my machine using VMWare player and it's Unity feature. The only problem was: TMG. This was how I got around the issue of allowing my VM to access the internet: Cntlm proxy (If you cannot install CNTLM using the apt-get command I'd suggest you download the … Continue reading Ubuntu: Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA/TMG Server) using CNTLM