Datadog-Dyn Integration

Dyn Overview


Monitor your zones with advanced graphs and events.

  • Keep track of the changes made when a zone is updated
  • Analyze the QPS made by zone or record type thanks to advanced graphing tools



If you have not created a ‘datadog’ read-only user on Dyn yet, please go HERE and follow these instructions:

  1. Choose a username and a password

    Create dyn user

  2. Select the ‘READONLY’ user group

    Choose dyn group

  3. Click on ‘Add New User’

Once you have created a Datadog Read only user:

  1. Configure your Dyn integration inside your Datadog application.

    Dyn Integration

  2. Select the zones (Zone notes) that you wish to collect events and the dyn.changes metric from:

Dyn zone

Dyn “QPS” metrics are collected by default for all zones,

IP ACLs must be disabled for the Dyn integration.

Data Collected


The number of DNS queries to a given zone.
shown as query
The number of DNS zone note changes.
shown as event