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kjournalprint - Man Page

Knot DNS journal print utility


kjournalprint [config_option] [options] zone_name

kjournalprint [config_option] -z


The program prints zone history stored in a journal database. As default, changes are colored for terminal.



A name of the zone to print the history for.

Config options

-c,  --config file

Use a textual configuration file (default is /etc/knot/knot.conf).

-C,  --confdb directory

Use a binary configuration database directory (default is /var/lib/knot/confdb). The default configuration database, if exists, has a preference to the default configuration file.

-D,  --dir path

Use specified journal database path and default configuration.


-z,  --zone-list

Instead of reading the journal, display the list of zones in the DB.

-l,  --limit limit

Limits the number of displayed changes.

-s,  --serial soa

Start at a specific SOA serial.

-H,  --check

Enable additional journal semantic checks during printing.

-d,  --debug

Debug mode brief output.

-x,  --mono

Don't generate colorized output.

-n,  --no-color

An alias for -x. Use of this option is deprecated, it will be removed in the future.

-X,  --color

Force colorized output.

-h,  --help

Print the program help.

-V,  --version

Print the program version.

Exit Values

Exit status of 0 means successful operation. Any other exit status indicates an error.


Last (most recent) 5 changes without colors:

$ kjournalprint -nl 5 /var/lib/knot/journal example.com.

See Also

knotd(8), knot.conf(5).


CZ.NIC Labs <https://www.knot-dns.cz>

Referenced By


2024-06-25 3.3.7 Knot DNS