SoftLayer.dns

DNS Manager/helpers

license:MIT, see LICENSE for more details.
class SoftLayer.managers.dns.DNSManager(client)[source]

Manage SoftLayer DNS.

See product information here: http://www.softlayer.com/DOMAIN-SERVICES

Parameters:client (SoftLayer.API.BaseClient) – the client instance
create_record(zone_id, record, record_type, data, ttl=60)[source]

Create a resource record on a domain.

Parameters:
  • id (integer) – the zone’s ID
  • record – the name of the record to add
  • record_type – the type of record (A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, TXT, etc.)
  • data – the record’s value
  • ttl (integer) – the TTL or time-to-live value (default: 60)
create_zone(zone, serial=None)[source]

Create a zone for the specified zone.

Parameters:
  • zone – the zone name to create
  • serial – serial value on the zone (default: strftime(%Y%m%d01))
delete_record(record_id)[source]

Delete a resource record by its ID.

Parameters:id (integer) – the record’s ID
delete_zone(zone_id)[source]

Delete a zone by its ID.

Parameters:zone_id (integer) – the zone ID to delete
dump_zone(zone_id)[source]

Retrieve a zone dump in BIND format.

Parameters:id (integer) – The zone ID to dump
edit_record(record)[source]

Update an existing record with the options provided.

The provided dict must include an ‘id’ key and value corresponding to the record that should be updated.

Parameters:record (dict) – the record to update
edit_zone(zone)[source]

Update an existing zone with the options provided.

The provided dict must include an ‘id’ key and value corresponding to the zone that should be updated.

Parameters:zone (dict) – the zone to update
get_record(record_id)[source]

Get a DNS record.

Parameters:id (integer) – the record’s ID
get_records(zone_id, ttl=None, data=None, host=None, record_type=None)[source]

List, and optionally filter, records within a zone.

Parameters:
  • zone – the zone name in which to search.
  • ttl (int) – time in seconds
  • data (str) – the records data
  • host (str) – record’s host
  • record_type (str) – the type of record
Returns:

A list of dictionaries representing the matching records within the specified zone.

get_zone(zone_id, records=True)[source]

Get a zone and its records.

Parameters:zone – the zone name
Returns:A dictionary containing a large amount of information about the specified zone.
list_zones(**kwargs)[source]

Retrieve a list of all DNS zones.

Parameters:**kwargs (dict) – response-level options (mask, limit, etc.)
Returns:A list of dictionaries representing the matching zones.
resolve_ids(identifier)

Takes a string and tries to resolve to a list of matching ids.

What exactly ‘identifier’ can be depends on the resolvers

Parameters:identifier (string) – identifying string
Returns list: