A set of helper subroutines to support parts of the Netdisco application.
There are no default exports,
:all tag will export all subroutines.
Given an IP address (either IPv4 or IPv6), return the canonical hostname.
undef if no PTR record exists for the IP.
Given a host name will return the first IPv4 address.
undef if no A record exists for the name.
This method uses a fully asynchronous and high-performance pure-perl stub resolver
Given a reference to an array of hashes will resolve the
IPv6 address in the
alias key of each hash into its hostname which will be inserted in the
dns key of the hash.
The resolver does also forward-lookups to verify that the resolved hostnames point to the address.
Returns the supplied reference to an array of hashes with dns values for addresses which resolved.