|This option may be used to set the domain name in the generated file. Defaults to you system domain name, if set, otherwise example.com.|
|-Help||Provide some help with using the dns-ethers-import program.|
Print the version of the
dns-ethers-import program being executed.
If you have an /etc/ethers file which looks like this:By using the following command
You will see an output file of the form% dns-ethers-import /etc/ethers ethers-tmp %You are expected to manually edit this into the rest of the database. You especially need to put sensable values into the SOA record.$origin example.com. @ in soa example.com. hostmaster.example.com. ( 3 ; serial 10800 ; refresh: 3 hours 1800 ; retry: 30 minutes 604800 ; expire: 1 week 86400 ) ; minimum: 1 day mercury ether a 2:7:1:f:b7:fb venus ether a 2:60:8c:2d:20:c4 earth ether a 8:0:20:79:1f:d mars ether a aa:0:4:0:86:53 jupiter ether a 8:0:2b:99:49:ad saturn ether a 0:40:10:56:43:57 neptune ether a 0:aa:0:69:7c:5b uranus ether a 0:0:e8:a4:0:25 pluto ether a 8:0:9:d:2a:87
See dns-ethers(1) for how to retrieve your /etc/ethers file once you have imported it.