Problem with DNS resolver library -- pydns

hunj lei_pku at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 15 08:33:14 CEST 2002


Could you tell me where to get the pydns package besides sourceforge?

Thanks.

hunj

"VanL" <vlindberg at verio.net> wrote in message
news:mailman.1034616412.13524.python-list at python.org...
> Hello,
>
> Has anyone used the pynds resolver libraries?  I think I must be missing
> something, because I'm just not getting out what I think that I should
get.
>
> I'm trying to get a call getIP(domain, nameserver) that will return the
> IP of domain, (or at least what that nameserver thinks the IP is).
>
> However, I'm instead getting nothing in the answers, just a bunch of
> authority records.
>
> For example:
>
> import DNS
> r = DNS.Request(name='yahoo.com', server='151.164.1.1', qtype='A')
> a = r.req()
> a.show()
> ; <<>> PDG.py 1.0 <<>> yahoo.com A
> ;; options: recurs
> ;; got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode 0, status NOERROR, id 0
> ;; flags: qr rd; Ques: 1, Ans: 0, Auth: 5, Addit: 5
> ;; QUESTIONS:
> ;;      yahoo.com, type = A, class = IN
>
> ;; ANSWERS:
>
> ;; AUTHORITY RECORDS:
> yahoo.com               172800L  NS      ns1.yahoo.com
> yahoo.com               172800L  NS      ns2.yahoo.com
> yahoo.com               172800L  NS      ns3.yahoo.com
> yahoo.com               172800L  NS      ns4.yahoo.com
> yahoo.com               172800L  NS      ns5.yahoo.com
>
> ;; ADDITIONAL RECORDS:
> ns1.yahoo.com           172800L  A       66.218.71.63
> ns2.yahoo.com           172800L  A       209.132.1.28
> ns3.yahoo.com           172800L  A       217.12.4.104
> ns4.yahoo.com           172800L  A       63.250.206.138
> ns5.yahoo.com           172800L  A       64.58.77.85
>
> ;; Total query time: 48 msec
> ;; To SERVER: 151.164.1.1
> ;; WHEN: Mon Oct 14 11:19:37 2002
>
>
> Notice that the ANSWERS section is empty.  Not even the tests work:
> test5 returns an IndexError for trying to access answers[0]['data'].
>
> Any help?  Should I try another library?  If so, which one?
>
> Thanks,
>
> VanL
>
>





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