A DNS toolkit for Python



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The git version control system is used for dnspython development.

dnspython is hosted at github

Repository: git://github.com/rthalley/dnspython.git

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dnspython is a DNS toolkit for Python. It supports almost all record types. It can be used for queries, zone transfers, and dynamic updates. It supports TSIG authenticated messages and EDNS0.

dnspython provides both high and low level access to DNS. The high level classes perform queries for data of a given name, type, and class, and return an answer set. The low level classes allow direct manipulation of DNS zones, messages, names, and records.

To see a few of the ways dnspython can be used, visit the Examples page.

dnspython originated at Nominum where it was developed to facilitate the testing of DNS software.

The stable version of dnspython is 1.16.0, released on December 8, 2018.

The dnspython 2.0.0 release process continues with the release of candidate 2.0.0rc2, on on July 4, 2020.

Python 2.x support ended with the release of 1.16.0.

Python 3.6 or later is required for dnspython 2.0.0.

See What's New documentation or the git commit history for more detailed information on changes since the prior release.

Contact webmaster@dnspython.org if you have questions or comments about this site.