monitoring BIND

Karl Auer kauer at
Wed Jul 13 15:27:48 UTC 2011

More info to my question:

dig and Nagios have been suggested as possible solutions.

dig (and I suspect Nagios, which someone else mentioned) can only test
resolution times from one point in the network, or maybe several, and
using a very small number of tests.

Our current system watches ALL queries and responses to and from the
nameservers and summarises ALL the response times, regardless of where
the queries came from. For every second of the day we can say what the
average, minimum, maximum, etc response times were.

We're looking for something that can do that, or something similar...

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (h)                   +61-428-957160 (mob)

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