Commit 0f44724d authored by Mark Andrews's avatar Mark Andrews
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1390. [func] host now supports ixfr.

parent b8fff4f0
......@@ -61,14 +61,14 @@ output.
.PP
List mode is selected by the \fB-l\fR option. This makes
\fBhost\fR perform a zone transfer for zone
\fIname\fR. The argument is provided for
compatibility with older implemementations. This option is equivalent
to making a query of type AXFR.
\fIname\fR. Transfer the zone printing out the NS, PTR
and address records (A/AAAA). If combined with \fB-a\fR
all records will be printed.
.PP
The \fB-n\fR
The \fB-i\fR
option specifies that reverse lookups of IPv6 addresses should
use the IP6.INT domain and "nibble" labels as defined in RFC1886.
The default is to use IP6.ARPA and binary labels as defined in RFC2874.
use the IP6.INT domain as defined in RFC1886.
The default is to use IP6.ARPA.
.PP
The \fB-N\fR option sets the number of dots that have to be
in \fIname\fR for it to be considered absolute. The
......@@ -109,7 +109,9 @@ type. By default it looks for A records, but if the
\fB-C\fR option was given, queries will be made for SOA
records, and if \fIname\fR is a dotted-decimal IPv4
address or colon-delimited IPv6 address, \fBhost\fR will
query for PTR records.
query for PTR records. If a query type of IXFR is chosen the starting
serial number can be specified by appending an equal followed by the
starting serial number (e.g. -t IXFR=12345678).
.PP
The time to wait for a reply can be controlled through the
\fB-W\fR and \fB-w\fR options. The
......
......@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
>host</TITLE
><META
NAME="GENERATOR"
CONTENT="Modular DocBook HTML Stylesheet Version 1.61
CONTENT="Modular DocBook HTML Stylesheet Version 1.73
"></HEAD
><BODY
CLASS="REFENTRY"
......@@ -224,17 +224,20 @@ CLASS="PARAMETER"
><I
>name</I
></TT
>. The argument is provided for
compatibility with older implemementations. This option is equivalent
to making a query of type AXFR.</P
>. Transfer the zone printing out the NS, PTR
and address records (A/AAAA). If combined with <TT
CLASS="OPTION"
>-a</TT
>
all records will be printed. </P
><P
>The <TT
CLASS="OPTION"
>-n</TT
>-i</TT
>
option specifies that reverse lookups of IPv6 addresses should
use the IP6.INT domain and "nibble" labels as defined in RFC1886.
The default is to use IP6.ARPA and binary labels as defined in RFC2874.</P
use the IP6.INT domain as defined in RFC1886.
The default is to use IP6.ARPA.</P
><P
>The <TT
CLASS="OPTION"
......@@ -359,7 +362,9 @@ address or colon-delimited IPv6 address, <B
CLASS="COMMAND"
>host</B
> will
query for PTR records.</P
query for PTR records. If a query type of IXFR is chosen the starting
serial number can be specified by appending an equal followed by the
starting serial number (e.g. -t IXFR=12345678).</P
><P
>The time to wait for a reply can be controlled through the
<TT
......@@ -402,7 +407,7 @@ value for an integer quantity.</P
><DIV
CLASS="REFSECT1"
><A
NAME="AEN105"
NAME="AEN106"
></A
><H2
>FILES</H2
......@@ -415,7 +420,7 @@ CLASS="FILENAME"
><DIV
CLASS="REFSECT1"
><A
NAME="AEN109"
NAME="AEN110"
></A
><H2
>SEE ALSO</H2
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