Provided by: libmail-spf-perl_2.8.0-1_all bug

NAME

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

DESCRIPTION

       An object of class Mail::SPF::Mech::IP4 represents an SPF record mechanism 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 following options:

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

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

   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://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4408>

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

AUTHORS

       Julian Mehnle <julian@mehnle.net>, Shevek <cpan@anarres.org>