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A Python module and CLI for managing zones and resource record sets on Google Cloud DNS

Project description

A Python module and CLI for managing zones and resource record sets on Google Cloud DNS

Features

  • Dump all project zones names in CSV and/or JSON format
  • Dump all zone resource record sets in CSV and/or JSON format
  • Create and delete zones via CLI or CSV
  • Create and delete resource record sets via CLI
  • Update DNS resource records for multiple zones in one project using one CSV file
  • Automatically split TXT records longer than 255 characters when publishing
  • Automatically add an ending . to records when needed

CLI

Usage: gcpdns [OPTIONS] CREDENTIAL_FILE COMMAND [ARGS]...

  gcpdns: A CLI for managing zones and resource record sets on Google Cloud
  DNS.

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

Commands:
  record  Manage DNS resource record sets.
  zone    Manage DNS zones.

gcpdns record

Usage: gcpdns record [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  Manage DNS resource record sets.

Options:
  --help  Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  create  Create a resource record set (Data fields separated by |).
  delete  Delete a resource record set
  dump    Dump a list of DNS resource records.
  update  Create, replace, and delete resource record sets using a CSV file.

gcpdns zone

Manage DNS zones.

Options:
  --help  Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  create  Create a DNS zone.
  delete  Delete a DNS zone and all its resource records.
  dump    Dump a list of DNS zones.
  update  Create and delete zones using a CSV file.

Installation

Use pip (or pip3 for Python 3).

sudo -H pip install gcpdns

Setup

To use gcpdns, you’ll need a separate service account credentials JSON file for each GCP project that you want to work with.

Ensure that the Service Account has the proper permissions to edit DNS (e.g. the DNS Administrator role) in the project.

Zone CSV fields

  • action
    • create - Creates a zone
    • delete - Deletes a zone
  • dns_name - The zone’s DNS name
  • gcp_name - The zone’s name in GCP (optional)
  • description - The zone’s description (optional)

Record CSV fields

  • action
    • create - Creates a resource record set
    • replace - The same as create, but will replace an existing resource record set with the same name and record_type (if it exists)
    • delete - Deletes a resource record set
  • name - The record set name (i.e. the Fully-Qualified Domain Name)
  • record_type - The DNS record type
  • ttl - DNS time to live (in seconds)
  • data - DNS record data separated by |

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