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Manual Reference Pages  -  DNS-REV (1)

NAME

dns-rev - generate reverse name mappings

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options

SYNOPSIS

dns-rev [ option... ][ infile [ outfile ]]
dns-rev -Help
dns-rev -VERSion

DESCRIPTION

The dns-rev 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.

OPTIONS

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.
-Verbose This option may be used to see what dns-rev deciphers each resource record as.
-Automatic_Time_Stamp
  This option may be used to automatically update the time stamp in SOA records based on the current time. The time stamp will have a granularuty of 86 seconds.
-Delete_Foreign_Names
  This option may be used to delete A and NS records which reference names in domains outside the domain specified in the closest preceeding SOA record. This is of most se in removing external name servers from the reverse maps.
-Help This option may be used to get more information about how to used th dns-rev program.
-VERSion This option may be used to see what version of the dns-rev program is running.
-Idirectory
  This option may be used to set the search path for include files.

[Include document man1/arglex.so]

[Include document man1/exit.so]

[Include document man1/copyright.so]

[Include document man1/author.so]

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