The API can be used to retrieve information about your DNS environment. This data is provided in a standard CSV format and can be turned into reports using any common report writer. Comparisons to the reports found in the Managed DNS User Interface are provided.
|Report Name in GUI||Report Contents / Description||API Topic or Information|
|Contacts Report||Displays all contacts and in what capacity they are serving.||Get Contact Info
The API command retrieves the Contact information such as their address, phone number, and Email address.
|Services Report||Generates a list of all services in all zones, as well as which users have privileges to affect them.||Each DNS service has its own GET command that provides the list of services in one or all zones.|
|Node & Record List||Creates a report containing a tree-like display of all nodes and their associated records in the selected zone.||Get ALL Records Get Nodes
Combine the results from these two commands to get equivalent data.
|Node List||Creates a report containing a tree-like display of all nodes in the selected zone.||Get Node List|
|Security Report||Displays user permissions for the zone.||Get User Permissions
API command retrieves the permissions of a single identified user.
|Changeset||Displays a list of changes over the lifetime of your zone.||Get Zone Changeset
The API Changeset command only retrieves unpublished items for this session.
|Zone File||Generates a list of zones or gather information about a zone file.||Get Zones
The API Get Zones command retrieves the list of zones on the account.
The information is not returned in a BIND compatible zone file.