Package bind-utils

Utilities for querying DNS name servers

Bind-utils contains a collection of utilities for querying DNS (Domain
Name System) name servers to find out information about Internet
hosts. These tools will provide you with the IP addresses for given
host names, as well as other information about registered domains and
network addresses.

You should install bind-utils if you need to get information from DNS name

General Commands
Command Description
arpaname translate IP addresses to the corresponding ARPA names
delv DNS lookup and validation utility
dig DNS lookup utility
host DNS lookup utility
nslookup query Internet name servers interactively
nsupdate Dynamic DNS update utility
System Administration
Command Description
ddns-confgen ddns key generation tool
dnssec-checkds DNSSEC delegation consistency checking tool
dnssec-coverage checks future DNSKEY coverage for a zone
dnssec-dsfromkey DNSSEC DS RR generation tool
dnssec-importkey import DNSKEY records from external systems so they can be managed
dnssec-keyfromlabel DNSSEC key generation tool
dnssec-keygen DNSSEC key generation tool
dnssec-keymgr Ensures correct DNSKEY coverage for a zone based on a defined policy
dnssec-revoke set the REVOKED bit on a DNSSEC key
dnssec-settime set the key timing metadata for a DNSSEC key
dnssec-signzone DNSSEC zone signing tool
dnssec-verify DNSSEC zone verification tool
genrandom generate a file containing random data
isc-hmac-fixup fixes HMAC keys generated by older versions of BIND
named-checkzone zone file validity checking or converting tool
nsec3hash generate NSEC3 hash