Help needed

Fajar A. Nugraha work at
Tue Jun 14 09:38:06 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 3:04 PM, Vignesh Gadiyar <vcgadiyar at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am Vignesh from Bangalore and i was developing an application using Open
> source BIND wherein i needed to know where exactly, i mean from which
> function do we get the IP addresses looked up from the Domain names
> inputted, so as to perform the required functions on those ip addresses and
> return my result back to the client.i don't want to hack the the name server
> as such. I just want to know
> where i will be able to get the results obtained from the name server as
> in from which function?.Any sort of help will be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Vignesh.

What will you use BIND for?

If it's just to resolve hostnames, most programming language has
gethostbyname() and gethostbyaddr() which should work even without
having BIND explicitly installed.


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