ares_parse_soa_reply

NAME

ares_parse_soa_reply - Parse a reply to a DNS query of type SOA

SYNOPSIS

#include <ares.h>

int ares_parse_soa_reply(const unsigned char* abuf, int alen, struct ares_soa_reply** soa_out);

DESCRIPTION

The ares_parse_soa_reply function parses the response to a query of type SOA into a struct\ ares_soa_reply . The parameters abuf and alen give the contents of the response. The result is stored in allocated memory and a pointer to it stored into the variable pointed to by soa_out . It is the caller's responsibility to free the resulting soa_out structure when it is no longer needed using the function ares_free_data

The structure ares_soa_reply contains the following fields:

struct ares_soa_reply { char *nsname; char *hostmaster; unsigned int serial; unsigned int refresh; unsigned int retry; unsigned int expire; unsigned int minttl; };

RETURN VALUES

ares_parse_soa_reply can return any of the following values:

ARES_SUCCESS The response was successfully parsed.

ARES_EBADRESP The response was malformatted.

ARES_ENODATA The response did not contain an answer to the query.

ARES_ENOMEM Memory was exhausted.

AVAILABILITY

This function was first introduced in c-ares version 1.9.0.

SEE ALSO

ares_query (3) ares_free_data (3)

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