bind caching dns

Ben benjo11111 at
Wed May 16 07:26:36 UTC 2012

Hi Warren,

I am not pointing any problem to anyone like late response or other 
things, if u feel like that  sorry for the same.

Actually i took time to try to find answer from myself and even try to 
do it from google. But unfortunately, I am not finding proper clue.


> On May 15, 2012, at 4:05 AM, Ben wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Any clue to resolve this.
> Lets see...
> You posted a question on May 8th asking for some assistance. You worded your initial question poorly, but within 2 hours you got a complete and well written response from Matthew (and less than 24 hours after asking Eivind provided additional info).
> 5 days later you finally responded, and then less then 24 hours after that are surprised that you haven't gotten a response yet?
>> BR
>> Ben
>>> Hi Matthew,
>>> Sorry for late response.I enabled statistics-channel , and it gives web based output.What is caching hit ratio filed , i mean which option / filed tell us about how many queries comes from cache or...?
> Anyway, if you search google for "bind caching hit ratio", the very first result gives you the answer...
> W
>>> BR
>>> Ben
>>>> On 08/05/2012 10:09, Ben wrote:
>>>>> I am new with bind.I am trying to configure bind as caching server for
>>>>> our network.I configure it and it works successfully.
>>>>> Can we get report or statistics something which shows which queries
>>>>> resolved from cache and which resolved from internet?
>>>> Yes. Add a section something like this (adapt for your own IP range and
>>>> whatever port number you prefer):
>>>> statistics-channels {
>>>>      inet   port 8080 allow { trusted; };
>>>>      inet 2001:db8::1 port 8080 allow { trusted; };
>>>> };
>>>> where 'trusted' is an ACL defining what IPs should be allowed to access
>>>> the statistical data.  You can now make HTTP queries like so:
>>>> which will get you an XML document containing many statistics about the
>>>> performance of your named instance.  If you ever decide to set up an
>>>> authoritative server, you might consider adding 'zone-statistics yes;'
>>>> in the options { } section, but this doesn't make any difference to
>>>> recursive-only resolvers.
>>>>> bind has snmp mib for monitoring ?
>>>> Not to my knowledge.  It should be possible to write an agentx plugin
>>>> that translates from the XML data provided natively, but you'll have to
>>>> write your own MIBs since the standard one from RFC1612 seems to have
>>>> received little development since.  Indeed RFC3197
>>>> ( tells a cautionary tale.
>>>>     Cheers,
>>>>     Matthew
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