[dns-operations] can you suggest dns test/log tool

Duane Wessels wessels at packet-pushers.com
Tue Aug 15 00:51:16 UTC 2006

> I'm curious if people here can suggest a tool that can act as dns server
> and will just log all dns requests printing nice log that includes what
> name, type, class AND FLAGS were in the request (and timestamp of course).
> This tool would be expected to never give any answer back, i.e. its not
> real dns server.

William's question prompted me to clean up and publish a little tool
that I'd been working on previously.  As Florian also suggested, it
is a Perl script that uses Net::Pcap and Net::DNS.  You can get it
from http://dns.measurement-factory.com/tools/dnsdump/

Duane W.

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