[Pdns-users] Reverse Record Generator

Matthias Cramer matthias.cramer at iway.ch
Wed Jan 12 15:48:43 UTC 2011

Hi Stefan

Here it is...


you probably have to remove the field 'tupasorting' if you do not use tupa.



On 01/12/2011 04:42 PM, Josh Barron wrote:
> Thanks Stefan, and Matthias for the replies and information.
> Matthias, if you could put that script somewhere for download, that would be much appreciated!  
> I will check out both solutions referenced to see how they could fit into our ecosystem.
> Josh Barron
> System Administrator | Zayo Bandwidth
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pdns-users-bounces at mailman.powerdns.com [mailto:pdns-users-bounces at mailman.powerdns.com] On Behalf Of Matthias Cramer
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 8:17 AM
> To: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
> Subject: Re: [Pdns-users] Reverse Record Generator
> Hi Josh
> I write a little perl script, that makes sql statments for that.
> If interested, I can place it somewhere to download.
> Regards
>   Matthias
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 04:12:13PM -0500, Josh Barron wrote:
>> The issue at hand is, with my initial deployment, we converted from 
>> BIND to PowerDNS.  The BIND setup used GENERATE statements, and it was 
>> easy to utilize the zone2sql scripts in order to parse the statements 
>> and generate the necessary records.  That is not the case with the 
>> other servers, in fact some of our subnets do not have any PTR records 
>> at all!!  We are talking on the order of several dozen class B's.
>> Is there a tool that you can recommend where I can quickly resolve 
>> this, or should I just write some zone files for the records, and have 
>> the zone2sql script parse and import them into the master PDNS table.
> Regards Matthias

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