Afnic and IIS are working in partnership for more than 4 years to develop and provide a world-class reference instrument for DNS checking : Zonemaster, a tool for validation of DNS (Domain Name System) zone delegation.
The DNS being an essential infrastructure for Internet communications, regularly checking the technical quality of Internet domain names is key to improving the resilience of the global Internet.
Available to all as free software, Zonemaster can be alternatively used via a public web interface on http://www.zonemaster.net or in a local environment through a command-line or a graphical user interface, after downloading its components from https://github.com/zonemaster and installing them on a Unix machine. The service is available in English, Danish, French and Swedish.
Zonemaster checks DNS servers and zones configuration against a set of tests based on Internet standards and best current practices to determine that they are correct.
The Graphical User Interface, Back-end and Engine components have been considerably improve to answer at best to the end-users community.
Last but not least, the project team is welcoming feedbacks on this release and suggestions for improvements