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DNS Check

Author: Outlyer | Version: 1.0.0 | License: MIT | Categories:

This integration monitors the resolvability of and lookup times for any DNS records using nameservers of your choosing.

Metric Name Type Labels Unit Description
dns.response_time gauge record, record_type, nameserver Seconds The response time of the DNS lookup on the nameserver

Just install this integration and create a new check to run this integration from one of your agents. The plugin takes the following check variables:

Variable Default Required? Description
record   Yes The hostname to look up.
record_type A   The DNS record type to look up.
nameserver     Use a specific nameserver otherwise will use the local network settings nameserver. Must be set as IP address.
nameserver_port     Set the port number of the nameserver if specifying a specific nameserver to use.
timeout 5   Override the default lookup timeout in seconds.
Version Release Date Description
1.0 17-Jul-2018 Initial version of the DNS Check Integration.