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, 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 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 ~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 .