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3-DNS Controller versions 1.x - 4.x
- 4.0 PTF-01, 4.0.0
Working with command line utilities
The 3-DNS Controller includes several command line utilities. These utilities allow you to configure the DNS and the various features of the 3-DNS Controller. You may also want to review Chapter 9, Scripts , for additional 3-DNS Controller configuration options.
Accessing 3-DNS Controller utilities documentation
You can access the most current documentation on 3-DNS Controller utilities by using the Configuration utility or by using the command line.
Accessing 3-DNS Controller documentation using the Configuration utility
You can view all the documentation for the 3-DNS Controller from the main screen of the Configuration utility, including the man pages for the utilities that are shipped with the controller.
To access documentation on 3-DNS Controller utilities using the Configuration utility
- Log in to the Configuration utility.
- From the Online Documentation section of the main 3-DNS Controller screen, click the 3-DNS Man Pages link.
A screen containing an index of 3-DNS man pages opens.
Accessing 3-DNS Controller documentation from the command line
Using the command line, you can display a list of utilities that fall into a particular category, or else display the man page for a specific utility.
To display a list of utilities that fall into a particular category
To display a list of utilities that fall into a particular category, type the following command:
man -k <category>
For example, to get a list of utilities that pertain to DNS, type the following command, and a list of utilities that pertain to DNS appears.
man -k dns
To display documentation for a specific 3-DNS Controller utility
To display the man page for a specific utility, type the following command:
For example, if you type the following command, the 3dparse man page appears: