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NAME ^

Mail::SPF::Mech::Exists - SPF record exists mechanism class

DESCRIPTION ^

An object of class Mail::SPF::Mech::Exists represents an SPF record mechanism of type exists.

Constructors

The following constructors are provided:

new(%options): returns Mail::SPF::Mech::Exists

Creates a new SPF record exists mechanism object.

%options is a list of key/value pairs representing any of the following options:

qualifier
domain_spec

See "new" in Mail::SPF::Mech.

new_from_string($text, %options): returns Mail::SPF::Mech::Exists; throws Mail::SPF::ENothingToParse, Mail::SPF::EInvalidMech

Creates a new SPF record exists mechanism object by parsing the string and any options given.

Class methods

The following class methods are provided:

default_qualifier
qualifier_pattern

See "Class methods" in Mail::SPF::Mech.

name: returns string

Returns 'exists'.

name_pattern: returns Regexp

Returns a regular expression that matches a mechanism name of 'exists'.

Instance methods

The following instance methods are provided:

text
qualifier
params
stringify

See "Instance methods" in Mail::SPF::Mech.

domain_spec: returns Mail::SPF::MacroString

Returns the domain-spec parameter of the mechanism.

match($server, $request): returns boolean

Checks whether a DNS A record exists for the mechanism's target domain name, and returns true if one does, or false otherwise. See RFC 4408, 5.7, for details.

SEE ALSO ^

Mail::SPF, Mail::SPF::Record, Mail::SPF::Term, Mail::SPF::Mech

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4408

For availability, support, and license information, see the README file included with Mail::SPF.

AUTHORS ^

Julian Mehnle <julian@mehnle.net>, Shevek <cpan@anarres.org>

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