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A full-featured unofficial Python client and CLI for Farsight Security's DNSDB passive DNS service

Project description

A full-featured unofficial Python client and CLI for Farsight Security’s DNSDB passive DNS service.

Features

  • Easy to use Python class covers all DNSDB API endpoints and options
  • Supports hosted and self-hosted instances of DNSDB
  • Full CLI
  • Python 2 and 3 support
  • Parses multiple human date formats for time filtering
    • 7 days
    • 7d
    • 2019-05-20
    • 1 month
    • 1m
  • Automatically converts UNIX epoch timestamps to ISO 8601 timestamps
  • Normalize timestamp fields for sensor and zone file observations
  • Sort by any field
  • Multiple output formats
    • Text (DNS master file format)
    • CSV
    • JSON

CLI

Usage: dnsdb [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  An unofficial Farsight Security DNSDB client

Options:
  --version  Show the version and exit.
  --verbose  Enable verbose logging.
  --help     Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  forward  Forward DNS lookup.
  inverse  Inverse DNS lookup.
  quotas   Show the API quotas for your API key and exit.
Usage: dnsdb forward [OPTIONS] OWNER_NAME

  Forward DNS lookup.

Options:
  -t, --rrtype TEXT               Filter results by DNS resource record type.
                                  [default: ANY]
  -b, --bailiwick TEXT            Filter results by DNS bailiwick.
  --first-seen-before TEXT        Only show results first seen before this
                                  date.
  --first-seen-after TEXT         Only show results first seen after this
                                  date.
  --last-seen-before TEXT         Only show results last seen before this
                                  date.
  --last-seen-after TEXT          Only show results last seen after this date.
  -l, --limit INTEGER             Limit the number of results to this number.
  -s, --sort [count|first_seen|last_seen|rrname|rrtype|bailiwick|rdata|source]
                                  Sort JSON results by this field.
  -r, --reverse                   Reverse the sorting.
  -f, --format [text|json|csv]    Set the screen output format.  [default:
                                  text]
  -o, --output FILE               One or more output file paths that end in
                                  .csv, .json,  or .txt (suppresses screen
                                  output).
  --help                          Show this message and exit.
Usage: dnsdb inverse [OPTIONS] [name|ip|raw] VALUE

  Inverse DNS lookup.

Options:
  -t, --rrtype TEXT               Filter results by DNS resource record type.
                                  [default: ANY]
  --first-seen-before TEXT        Only show results first seen before this
                                  date.
  --first-seen-after TEXT         Only show results first seen after this
                                  date.
  --last-seen-before TEXT         Only show results last seen before this
                                  date.
  --last-seen-after TEXT          Only show results last seen after this date.
  -l, --limit INTEGER             Limit the number of results to this number.
  -s, --sort [count|first_seen|last_seen|rrname|rrtype|bailiwick|rdata|source]
                                  Sort JSON results by this field.
  -r, --reverse                   Reverse the sorting.
  -f, --format [text|json|csv]    Set the screen output format.  [default:
                                  text]
  -o, --output FILE               One or more output file paths that end in
                                  .csv, .json,  or .txt (suppresses screen
                                  output).
  --help                          Show this message and exit.

Installation

To install the latest stable version, run

sudo -H pip3 install -U dnsdb-python

To install the latest development version, run

sudo -H pip3 install -U git+https://github.com/domainaware/dnsdb-python.git

Store your API key as an environment variable named DNSDB_KEY.

If you are using a self-hosted instance of DNSDB, store the URL root as an environment variable named DNSDB_ROOT.

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