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Testing DNS Servers with Python - dns_compare.py

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Testing DNS Servers with Python - dns_compare.py

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In response to accelerated release cycles, a new set of testing capabilities is now required to deliver quality at speed. This is why there is a shake-up in the testing tools landscape—and a new leader has emerged in the just released Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation.

Sometimes it might be nice to be able to test a DNS server’s output, such as with a continuous monitoring system, or as a validation tool when migrating to a different DNS server (or service.)

$ dns_compare.py -z example.com --file example.com.zone --server 10.1.1.1
....X...X..done
Results:
Matches:      9
Mis-matches:  2

To see more examples or download the code, goto: https://github.com/joemiller/dns_compare

Posted Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 under dns, testing.

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