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6.6. HostResolver

class safeguard.sessions.plugin.host_resolver.HostResolver

The HostResolver class represents a utility class to access DNS services.

Do not instantiate HostResolver with its constructor, rather use the from_config() method.

classmethod from_config(plugin_configuration)

The from_config() method creates an instance of HostResolver service.

Parameters:plugin_configuration (PluginConfiguration) – plugin configuration object
Returns:HostResolver instance
Return type:HostResolver

The resolve_hosts_by_ip() method uses the DNS service to resolve a given IP address into a list of the primary fully qualified domain name and possible alias names.

Parameters:ip_address (str) – the IP address to resolve
Returns:list of host names