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Manual Reference Pages  -  DNSCHECK::TEST::SOA (3)

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NAME

DNSCheck::Test::SOA - Test SOA record

CONTENTS

DESCRIPTION

Test the zone SOA record. The following tests are made:
o The SOA record must exist.
o Only ONE SOA record may exist.
o SOA MNAME must exist as a valid hostname.
o SOA MNAME does not have to be in the list of nameservers.
o SOA MNAME does not have to be reachable.
o SOA MNAME must be authoritative for the zone.
o SOA RNAME must have a valid syntax .
o SOA RNAME address should be deliverable.
o SOA TTL should be at least 1 hour.
o SOA ’refresh’ should be at least 4 hours.
o SOA ’retry’ should be lower than SOA ’refresh’.
o SOA ’retry’ shoule be at least 1 hour.
o SOA expire’ should be at least 7 days.
o SOA expire’ should be at least 7 times SOA ’refresh’.
o SOA ’minimum’ should be less than 1 day.

METHODS

->test($zonename) Runs all the tests specified above.
->test_soa_existence($zonename) Tests that one and only one SOA record exists.
->test_soa_mname($soapacket, $zonename) Runs the MNAME-related tests.

$soapacket must be a Net::DNS::RR::SOA object suitably filled in.

->test_soa_rname($soapacket, $zonename) Runs the RNAME-related tests.
->test_soa_values($soapacket, $zonename) Runs the tests checking the values in the given SOA record.

SEE ALSO

DNSCheck, DNSCheck::Logger, DNSCheck::Test::Host, DNSCheck::Test::Mail
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