James Raftery james.raftery at ucd.ie
Mon May 15 11:48:21 CEST 2000
On Sat, May 13, 2000 at 03:58:17PM -0700, Randy Bush wrote: > does anyone have forms and scripts to automate domain registration? what i > mean by that is > > o a form for the registrant to fill out and email (and/or web page) > i have appended what i currently use We ask people to fill out RIPE objects directly, but I've written a bit of perl/CGI to make the objects up from a web form at http://www.domainregistry.ie/register/new.html > o a script to > - extract person, and domain info and create ripe format objects Extraction; yes. We have no need to create the object from a request form as we use the RIPE objects themselves in the request. > - create nic handles if needed The RIPE database software will handle that. Having said that we don't issue our own NIC handles anyway but we plan to start in the near future. > - extract server info and create dns database entry texts We only delegated domains, so our tools won't make anything other than NS records but they might be a useful starting point. > o etc. > and my elisp/perl hacks produce, for example [snip] > dig +norec ksps.ac.ke. @ns1.FutureQuest.net. ns > dig +norec ksps.ac.ke. @ns1.granitecanyon.com. ns > > the two dig commands are so i can cut and past to check for properly > configured servers. I have a lump of Perl/Net::DNS that does a hefty barrage of tests - it might suit. Mail me off-list and we can sort the details. Regards, james -- James Raftery (JBR54) - Programmer Hostmaster - IE TLD Hostmaster IE Domain Registry - www.domainregistry.ie - (+353 1) 706 2375 "Managing 4000 customer domains with BIND has been a lot like herding cats." - Mike Batchelor, on dns at list.cr.yp.to.
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