fetchzone man page

fetchzone — get dns zone from server

Description

fetchzone transfers a user-specified dns zone from a zone server and displays it in csv2 format on the standard output.

Usage

fetchzone zone_name zone_server_IP [query_class]

Options

zone_name

Name of the dns zone to be transferred.

zone_server_IP

IP address of dns server

query_class

Optional argument which can change the query class from 1 (the default) to 255. This may be needed for some versions of Bind.

Examples

To obtain the zone example.com from the server 192.168.9.8:

fetchzone example.com 192.168.9.8

To obtain the zone example.org from the server 10.9.8.78 using a query class of 255:

fetchzone example.com 10.9.8.78 255

Bugs

Fetchzone will not correctly output host names with utf-8 characters in them.

See Also

The man pages maradns(8) and csv2(5)

http://www.maradns.org

Author

Sam Trenholme

Info

fetchzone June 2004 fetchzone