Extracting stats from BIND XML stats file : issues
blrmaani at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 19:34:07 UTC 2016
I am trying to get Ipv4 query rate for our DNS server. I am taking 2 snapshots with a delay of 60 seconds between these snapshots.
curl <dns-server>:<port> > /tmp/snapshot1.xml
curl <dns-server>:<port> > /tmp/snapshot2.xml
I am calculating queryrate as below
query_rate = (Queryv4_value2 - Queryv4_value1) / (current_time2 - current_time1)
where Queryv4 values are the values extracted from XML file and current_time are the values from XML files ( and I am converting this to epoch to get number of seconds between these snapshots which is typically 60 seconds)
Here is the issue:
I am sending approx 200 'A' queries to the DNS server and my above calculation is showing a value of 2 queries-per-second.
What am I doing wrong?
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