[Pdns-users] PowerDNS Monitoring and gathering Statistics

thomas morgan tm at zerigo.com
Thu Dec 2 17:50:47 UTC 2010


Another option might be collectd. It's pretty light-weight and has a powerdns module. It outputs RRD files. There's a very basic extra/contrib perl cgi to render the RRDs, which might be sufficient. Otherwise, you can use any other method to view the RRD graphs.


On Nov 25, 2010, at 5:26 AM, gaurav chaturvedi wrote:

>  I am running few PowerDNS Authoritative servers, and I was
> wondering how do you keep an eye on performance of your dns servers.
> Google gave me some solutions, but nothing satisfactory. I have been
> testing  DSC ( DNS Stats Collector ) , dnsmezzo and dns2db.
> DSC is a real pain to configure and get going.
> dnsmezzo is totally undocumented
> and dns2db is very heavy on the server. (The collector itself has been
> the cause of 80% iowait on the server)
> Currently I am using cacti + RRD + mrtg for a few graphs
> (http://forums.cacti.net/about37716.html) . But I am looking for
> something better.

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