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Dyn Overview

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

Setup

Configuration

If you have not created a datadog read-only user on Dyn yet, login to Dyn 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 Datadog application:

    Dyn Integration

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

Dyn zone

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

IP ACLs must be disabled for the Dyn integration.

Data Collected

Metrics

dyn.qps
(gauge)
The number of DNS queries to a given zone.
shown as query
dyn.changes
(gauge)
The number of DNS zone note changes.
shown as event

Note: The dyn.qps metric is made available to Datadog ~90 minutes after the current time.

Events

The Dyn integration does not include any events.

Service Checks

The Dyn integration does not include any service checks.

Troubleshooting

Need help? Contact Datadog support.