Available DNS/BIND test suites

David Robillard david.robillard at notarius.com
Mon Jun 12 18:20:30 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org 
> [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org] On Behalf Of Rick Jones
> Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 12:48 PM
> To: comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org
> Subject: Re: Available DNS/BIND test suites
> Jim <k0jkj at arrl.net> wrote:
> > What software does the software / hardware (hi, Rick) community use
> > to test their BIND implementation and or the other available DNS
> > servers.  I need to check thing down to the individual bits in each
> > packet. not just whether I get a response that appears to be
> > correct.
> There are many Rick's out there - if you meant me I'll have to say
> that my software - netperf - only measures performance.  It does not
> attempt to gauge correctness.  Now, historically, the loads presented
> by netperf _have_ uncovered bugs, but that is just a side benefit :)
> People are free to take the netperf stuff and morph it into
> correctness tests if they like, but I'm not terribly interested in
> converting netperf into a functional test suite.
> rick jones
> -- 
> a wide gulf separates "what if" from "if only"
> these opinions are mine, all mine; HP might not want them anyway... :)
> feel free to post, OR email to rick.jones2 in hp.com but NOT BOTH...

Maybe dnswalk can be useful? But I'm not sure it has the level of depth you are looking for.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dnswalk or http://www.visi.com/~barr/dnswalk/

I hope this can help.



David Robillard
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