Traffic calculation

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Mar 6 00:33:02 UTC 2001

The only traffic you can really measure via DNS is DNS query traffic.
Because of caching, query traffic may have little or no relationship to the
traffic generated by clients and/or servers which *use* DNS in conjunction
with other protocols, e.g. SMTP, FTP, HTTP and so on.

- Kevin

Stephan Winter wrote:

> Hello!
> I am a newbie concerning DNS.
> Is it possible to calculate the traffic of a domain (not an ip) with the
> dns?
> This would include mail, ftp, www and so on. This would be great.
> I hope you have got a tip for me
> Thanks in advance

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