This document is about PowerDNS 4.X. If you have PowerDNS 3.X, please see the PowerDNS 3.X documentation

NAME

dnsbulktest - A debugging tool for intermittent resolver failures

SYNOPSIS

dnsbulktest [OPTION]... IPADDRESS PORT [LIMIT]

DESCRIPTION

dnsbulktest sends a large amount of different queries (for up to LIMIT different domains) to the nameserver at IPADDRESS on port PORT. It reads the domain names from STDIN in the alexa topX format and outputs statistics on STDOUT.

OPTIONS

--help, -h : Show a summary of options.

--quiet, -q : Don't show information on individual queries.

--type, -t TYPE : Query the nameserver for TYPE, A by default.

--envoutput, -e : Write results on STDOUT as shell environment variables

--version : Display the version of dnsbulktest