haeredes: Confirm delegation of NS and MX records.

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Haeredes is primarily useful for ISP network administrators. Customers will occasionally decide to switch hosts without alerting the current host; this can cause two problems:

Haeredes can alert administrators when NS/MX records are changed. More detail and usage examples can be found in the man page.

Examples:

Make sure example.com has the expected name servers, [ab].iana-servers.net:

$ echo "example.com" | haeredes a.iana-servers.net b.iana-servers.net

Check orlitzky.com against only one of the expected two nameservers:

$ echo "orlitzky.com" | haeredes dns1.viabit.com
Domain "orlitzky.com." delegates somewhere else: "dns2.viabit.com."

Check a nonexistent domain (we provide no delegates, since we know .doesnt-exist will not be delegated):

$ echo "foo.doesnt-exist" | haeredes
Domain "foo.doesnt-exist." not delegated.
Versions [faq] 0.1, 0.2.0, 0.3.0, 0.4.0, 0.4.1, 0.4.2, 0.4.3, 0.4.4, 0.5.0, 0.5.1
Dependencies base (==4.*), bytestring (>=0.10), cmdargs (>=0.10), dns (>=1.4), iproute (>=1.2), parallel-io (>=0.3) [details]
License AGPL-3.0-only
Author Michael Orlitzky
Maintainer Michael Orlitzky <michael@orlitzky.com>
Category DNS, Utils
Home page http://michael.orlitzky.com/code/haeredes.xhtml
Bug tracker mailto:michael@orlitzky.com
Source repo head: git clone http://gitweb.michael.orlitzky.com/haeredes.git -b master
Uploaded by MichaelOrlitzky at Sat Mar 2 23:42:29 UTC 2019
Distributions NixOS:0.5.1
Executables haeredes
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