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Mastering Python for Networking and Security by Jose Manuel Ortega

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The DNSPython module

DnsPython is an open source library written in Python that allows operations to query records against DNS servers. It allows access to high and low level. At high level allows queries to DNS records and at low level allows the direct manipulation of zones, names, and registers.

A few DNS client libraries are available from PyPI. We will focus on the dnspython library, which is available at http://www.dnspython.org.

The installation can be done either using the python repository or by downloading the github source code (https://github.com/rthalley/dnspython) and running the setup.py install file.

You can install this library by using either the easy_install command or the pip command:

$ pip install dnspython

The main packages ...

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