DNS server monitoring

Engage with the community of users including those using the open source solutions.
Includes Nagios Core, Plugins, and NCPA

DNS server monitoring

Postby lukedevon » Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:50 pm

Hi ,

Do we need to install a linux agent in a DNS Server ( if it is running in linux) in order to monitor all the DNS queries and Performance of the server?

Can you please help me to understand what port need to be opened in Nagios server to the DNS server ?


Thanks
Luke
lukedevon
 
Posts: 138
Joined: Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:15 am

Re: DNS server monitoring

Postby benjaminsmith » Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:59 pm

Hi Luke,

For monitoring typical server metrics, CPU, memory, I/O, it will be easier to use an agent like NCPA or NRPE. Is there a specific plugin you are planning to use for checking the DNS server itself? If not take, a look on the Nagios Exchange for one the meets your requirements.

https://exchange.nagios.org/directory/P ... tocols/DNS

Installing NCPA
https://support.nagios.com/kb/article/n ... s-110.html

Installing NRPE
https://assets.nagios.com/downloads/nag ... _Agent.pdf

Benajmin
As of May 25th, 2018, all communications with Nagios Enterprises and its employees are covered under our new Privacy Policy.

Be sure to check out our Knowledgebase for helpful articles and solutions!
User avatar
benjaminsmith
 
Posts: 4837
Joined: Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:39 pm
Location: saint paul


Return to Community Support

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: gcrodaje and 14 guests