Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2018



Comprehensive tool for DNS validation

DNS is the backbone of the Internet. When one is not able to access to a content (such as a website), the first thing to do is to verify the DNS connectivity. This talk will provde an overview of an open source DNS checking tool called "Zonemaster" (, developed and maintained by Afnic ( and IIS ( The talk will further delve into the architecture, different components (Engine, API, GUI, CLI) and its usages for different end-users such as general users, Companies operating DNS, Companies having a DNS portfolio of domain names and DNS geeks.


Sandoche Balakrichenan