Dyn Overview


Oracle Cloud Infrastructure acquired Dyn in 2016 and integrated Dyn's products and services into the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure platform. See Migrating Dyn Services to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for information about migrating your services.

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, log in 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 the Datadog Dyn integration using the integration tile:

    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


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

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


The Dyn integration does not include any events.

Service Checks

The Dyn integration does not include any service checks.


Need help? Contact Datadog support.