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Re: dnsquery and Linux

by rob_au (Abbot)
on Nov 06, 2001 at 17:54 UTC ( #123568=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to dnsquery and Linux

As I have proclaimed previously, I'm a great proponent of implementation within Perl as opposed to the calling of external programs and I would direct your attention to the Net::DNS module.

This module is exceptionally easy to use and the module documentation includes a number of example pieces of code which can easily be tailored to your needs, including host address resolution, nameserver resolution, MX record resolution, zone transfers and SOA retrieval.

Update: Also too, after a little Google-whoring, I found DNSwalk which makes extensive use of Net::DNS to debug DNS databases by walking through zone files and confirming zone data.

 

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Re: Re: dnsquery and Linux
by Elliott (Pilgrim) on Nov 06, 2001 at 17:56 UTC
    Thank you. I will investigate this. I didn't know it was possible from within Perl.

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