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The net-dns category contains DNS (Domain Name Service) related software.

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avahi System which facilitates service discovery on a local network
bind BIND - Berkeley Internet Name Domain - Name Server
bind-dns-keygen A simple BIND key generator
bind-tools bind tools: dig, nslookup, host, nsupdate, dnssec-keygen
c-ares C library that resolves names asynchronously
cagibi Cache/proxy system for the SSDP part of UPnP
ddclient Perl updater client for dynamic DNS services
djbdns Collection of DNS client/server software
dnrd A caching DNS proxy server
dnscap dnscap is a network capture utility designed specifically for DNS traffic
dnscrypt-proxy A tool for securing communications between a client and a DNS resolver
dnshijacker a libnet/libpcap based packet sniffer and spoofer
dnsimple-dyndns Dynamic DNS implementation, that relies on DNSimple.com
dnsmasq Small forwarding DNS server
dnssec-check tests local resolver for support of DNSSEC validation
dnssec-lookup DNS lookup utility that supports DNSSEC validation
dnssec-nodes graphically depicts the DNSSEC results from a lookup via logfiles
dnssec-root The DNSSEC root key(s)
dnssec-system-tray display DNSSEC resolver logs in system tray
dnssec-tools tools to ease the deployment of DNSSEC related technologies
dnssec-validator DNSSEC validator (dnsval)
dnstop Displays various tables of DNS traffic on your network
dnswalk dnswalk is a DNS database debugger
ez-ipupdate Dynamic DNS client for lots of dynamic dns services
fpdns Fingerprinting DNS servers
hash-slinger Various tools to generate special DNS records like SSHFP, TLSA, OPENPGPKEY, IPSECKEY
hesinfo A simple command-line interface to the net-dns/hesiod service library
hesiod Use DNS functionality to provide access to databases of information that changes infrequently
host A powerful command-line DNS query and test tool implementing many additional protocols
idnkit Toolkit for Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)
knot High-performance authoritative-only DNS server
ldns-utils Set of utilities to simplify various dns(sec) tasks
libidn Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) implementation
libidn2 An implementation of the IDNA2008 specifications (RFC 5890, RFC 5891, RFC 5892, RFC 5893)
maradns A security-aware DNS server
mydns A DNS-Server which gets its data from a MySQL-/PostgreSQL-database
namecoin-qt A P2P network based domain name system
namecoind A P2P network based domain name system
ndu DNS serial number incrementer and reverse zone builder
noip-updater no-ip.com dynamic DNS updater
nsd An authoritative only, high performance, open source name server
odsclient Client for the Open Domain Server's dynamic dns
opendnssec An open-source turn-key solution for DNSSEC
openresolv A framework for managing DNS information
pdns The PowerDNS Daemon
pdns-ldap-backend Fork of the official but unmaintained LDAP backend
pdns-recursor The PowerDNS Recursor
pdnsd Proxy DNS server with permanent caching
rbldnsd DNS server designed to serve blacklist zones
resolvconf-symlink Make /etc/resolv.conf a symlink to a runtime-writable location
sheerdns Sheerdns is a small, simple, fast master only DNS server
tinystats A tinydns logging helper app
totd Trick Or Treat Daemon, a DNS proxy for 6to4
unbound A validating, recursive and caching DNS resolver
updatedd Dynamic DNS client with plugins for several dynamic dns services
validns A high performance DNS/DNSSEC zone validator
valtz Validation tool for tinydns-data zone files


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