[dns-operations] simple measurement

John Kristoff jtk at cymru.com
Fri Jan 7 18:28:35 UTC 2011

On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 15:10:02 +0900
Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:

> i run a couple of small auth servers.  i measure nothing <blush> other
> than checking query rates occasionally.  i should measure some simple
> things such as high zone use, hi A/MX use and failure.  what simple
> tools/hacks are out there?  i might prefer a simple daily report in
> email, as i have for monitoring a whole bunch of non-dns servers.
> but i am open to other ideas.

If you use ISC BIND named...

I'm almost embarrassed to mention it, but there is a Perl script that
summarizes a ISC BIND named formatted log file. It is consists primary
of a number of confusing if and regex blocks to build hashes and then a
number of top X print statements in for loops.

If it is a hack you want, this certainly fits the bill:



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