Checking DNS zones with h2n
h2n is a Perl script that can translate a host table (ex. /etc/hosts)
into DNS zone files and check zone files for RFC violations or other potential
problems. I have only used h2n to check existing zone files.
To check zone files with h2n:
1. Download the latest version of h2n at ftp://ftp.hpl.hp.com/pub/h2n/h2n.tar.gz
2. Install the Net::DNS Perl module.
perl -MCPAN -e 'install Net::DNS'
3. Run h2n to verify a DNS zone.
h2n -V zone
Note: h2n may run other auxiliary programs included in the tarball,
such as check_del. If you do not put the current path in your directory,
I recommend running h2n with the following syntax:
PATH=$PATH:. ./h2n -V zone
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