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Easy Zone - DNS Zone abstraction module

Project description

Overview

DNSZone is a package to manage the common record types of a zone file, including SOA records. This module sits on top of the dnspython package and provides a higher level abstraction for common zone file manipulation use cases.

http://pypi.python.org/pypi/dnszone https://github.come/greg-hellings/dnszone

Main features:

  • A high-level abstraction on top of dnspython.
  • Load a zone file into objects.
  • Modify/add/delete zone/record objects.
  • Save back to zone file.
  • Auto-update serial (if necessary).

Requirements

Build/Test/Install

Build:

$ python setup.py build

Test:

$ python setup.py test

Install:

$ python setup.py install

OR with setuptools:

$ easy_install dnszone

Examples

dnszone:

>>> from dnszone import dnszone
>>> z = dnszone.zone_from_file('example.com', '/var/namedb/example.com')
>>> z.domain
'example.com.'
>>> z.root.soa.serial
2007012902L
>>> z.root.records('NS').items
['ns1.example.com.', 'ns2.example.com.']
>>> z.root.records('MX').items
[(10, 'mail.example.com.'), (20, 'mail2.example.com.')]
>>> z.names['foo.example.com.'].records('A').items
['10.0.0.1']

>>> ns = z.root.records('NS')
>>> ns.add('ns3.example.com.')
>>> ns.items
['ns1.example.com.', 'ns2.example.com.', 'ns3.example.com.']
>>> ns.delete('ns2.example.com')
>>> ns.items
['ns1.example.com.', 'ns3.example.com.']

>>> z.save(autoserial=True)

ZoneCheck:

>>> from dnszone.zone_check import ZoneCheck
>>> c = ZoneCheck()
>>> c.isValid('example.com', '/var/named/zones/example.com')
True
>>> c.isValid('foo.com', '/var/named/zones/example.com')
False
>>> c.error
'Bad syntax'
>>>
>>> c = ZoneCheck(checkzone='/usr/sbin/named-checkzone')
>>> c.isValid('example.com', '/var/named/zones/example.com')
True
>>>

ZoneReload:

>>> from dnszone.zone_reload import ZoneReload
>>> r = ZoneReload()
>>> r.reload('example.com')
zone reload up-to-date
>>> r.reload('foo.com')
rndc: 'reload' failed: not found
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "dnszone/zone_reload.py", line 51, in reload
    raise ZoneReloadError("rndc failed with return code %d" % r)
dnszone.zone_reload.ZoneReloadError: rndc failed with return code 1
>>>
>>> r = ZoneReload(rndc='/usr/sbin/rndc')
>>> r.reload('example.com')
zone reload up-to-date
>>>

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