[Nagiosplug-devel] check_dns.c

Awais Ahmad awais at eurobell.net
Wed Oct 1 02:52:05 CEST 2003

My point exactly... and silly me, need to use the resolver libs, not
gethostbyname, which would be quite useless.


Awais Ahmad

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Pounsett [mailto:matt.pounsett at cira.ca]
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 4:47 PM
To: Voon, Ton
Cc: 'Awais Ahmad'; NagiosPlug Devel
Subject: RE: [Nagiosplug-devel] check_dns.c

On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, Voon, Ton wrote:

> The service from a nameserver is do resolve a name, so that's what the
> plugin does. What were you thinking of?

But nameservers resolve names to a lot more than just IP addresses.
the plugin should be able to check any RR, not just A RRs.

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