Section: User Commands (1)
dns-rev - generate reverse name mappings
program is used to generate the reverse name mapping for.in-addr.arpa
addresses for DNS to use.
If the input file is not named,or the name '-' is used,the standard input is read.
If the output file is not named,or the name '-' is used,the startdard output is written.
The following options are understood:
- -Network_Mask number
Set the network mask to the number given.This should be in the useual dot notation.Defaults to the 255.255.255.0 class C mask.
- -Network number
Set the network to the number given.This should be in the usual dot notation.Need not be given if there is only one network in the input file.
This option may be used to see what dns-revdeciphers each resource record as.
- This option may be used to automatically update the time stampin SOA records based on the current time.The time stamp will have a granularuty of 86 seconds.
- This option may be used to delete A and NS records whichreference names in domains outside the domain specifiedin the closest preceeding SOA record.This is of most se in removing external name serversfrom the reverse maps.
This option may be used to get more information abouthow to used thdns-revprogram.
This option may be used to see what version of thedns-revprogram is running.
This option may be used to set the search path for include files.
All other options will produce a diagnostic error.Options may be abbreviated,the minimum abbreviation is shown in upper-case.Options are case insensitive.Options and file names may be mixed arbitrarily on the command line.
command will exit with a status of 1 on any error.Thedns-rev
command will only exit with a status of 0 if there are no errors.
dns-rev version 1.8,
Copyright (C) 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Peter Miller;All rights reserved.
Thedns-revprogram comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY;for details use the 'dns-rev -VERSion Warranty' command.Thedns-revprogram is free software, and you are welcome toredistribute it under certain conditions;for details use the 'dns-rev -VERSion Redistribution' command.
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