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Mail::SPF::Mech::IP4(3User Contributed Perl DocumentaMail::SPF::Mech::IP4(3pm)



NAME
       Mail::SPF::Mech::IP4 - SPF record "ip4" mechanism class

DESCRIPTION
       An object of class Mail::SPF::Mech::IP4 represents an SPF record mecha-
       nism of type "ip4".

       Constructors

       The following constructors are provided:

       new(%options): returns Mail::SPF::Mech::IP4
           Creates a new SPF record "ip4" mechanism object.

           %options is a list of key/value pairs representing any of the fol-
           lowing options:

           qualifier
           ip_network
               See "new" in Mail::SPF::Mech.

       new_from_string($text): returns Mail::SPF::Mech::IP4; throws
       Mail::SPF::ENothingToParse, Mail::SPF::EInvalidMech
           Creates a new SPF record "ip4" mechanism object by parsing the
           given string.

       Class methods

       The following class methods are provided:

       default_qualifier
       default_ipv4_prefix_length
       qualifier_pattern
           See "Class methods" in Mail::SPF::Mech.

       name: returns string
           Returns 'ip4'.

       name_pattern: returns Regexp
           Returns a regular expression that matches a mechanism name of
           'ip4'.

       See Mail::SPF::Mech for other supported class methods.

       Instance methods

       The following instance methods are provided:

       text
       qualifier
       params
       stringify
           See "Instance methods" in Mail::SPF::Mech.

       ip_network: returns NetAddr::IP
           Returns the IP address network parameter of the mechanism.

       match($server, $request): returns boolean
           Returns true if the mechanism's "ip_network" equals or contains the
           given request's IP address, or false otherwise.  See RFC 4408, 5.6,
           for details.

SEE ALSO
       Mail::SPF, Mail::SPF::Record, Mail::SPF::Term, Mail::SPF::Mech

       <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4408.txt>;

       For availability, support, and license information, see the README file
       included with Mail::SPF.

AUTHORS
       Julian Mehnle <julianATmehnle.net>, Shevek <cpanATanarres.org>



perl v5.8.8                       2007-10-07         Mail::SPF::Mech::IP4(3pm)