NicTool is a DNS management suite with support for various DNS servers (djbdns, BIND, PowerDNS), SQL data storage, DNS entry parsing (RFC 1034 & 1035 compliance), tiered and delegated permissions so you can safely grant access to clients and admins, giving them only the permissions they need. Humans interact via the Web interface, and an API is used for scripting mass updates, DNS templates, provisioning, and more. All changes are logged to easily track change history and see who changed what, and when.
Host is a complete and powerful command-line based DNS query and testing tool. It has many of the same basic features as other similar tools such as nslookup and dig, but it has more extensive testing and test automation features. Host also has a much more standard (i.e. Unix-based) command-line user interface.
ANDReA is a LAMP-based system for registration of network clients using DHCP. Splitting the network into "boot-net" for unregistered users and a "real-net" for registered users makes it possible to gather information about users in the network. Additionally it is possible to detect active services (FTP, WWW, a game server, etc.) and unregistered computers in the network. It is mainly used for LAN parties.
Posadis is a domain name server for Unix and Win32 systems. It can both act as an authoritive and as a caching DNS server, and it supports standard DNS master files, zone transfers, and DNS Notify. Its modular structure allows plug-ins to define new zone types and add new functionality.
DNSdoctor is a tool based on zonecheck that is intended to help with solving misconfigurations and inconsistencies in DNS zone files. It features a powerful configuration file, does not depend on policies, fine grained test selection (by test, categories, or zones), full IPv6 support (connectivity and AAAA records), and several input/output interfaces (CLI, GUI, CGI, and a dedicated mode for use inside shell scripts). It uses threads to cut down checking time and can be extended with new tests, interfaces, and reports, and features exception and cache mechanisms to simplify test writing.
ZoneCheck is intended to help solve DNS misconfigurations or inconsistencies that are usually revealed by an increase in the latency of the application. The DNS is a critical resource for every network application, so it is quite important to ensure that a zone or domain name is correctly configured in the DNS.