[mrtg] Re: DNS Monitoring

Kannan Ramanujam kannan2778 at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 30 11:55:47 MEST 2001


thanx for the replies everyone. Maybe we can cook up
our cfgfile with the oids...Is anyone aware of the
oids for montioring DNS servers..
Maybe something can be got out of it..I have tried to
find the oids and spent a lot of time on that. was not
able to get anything..Is anyone aware of the same 

thanx for all your help
--- Patrick Bartkus <patrckb at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >From: Kannan Ramanujam <kannan2778 at yahoo.com>
> >
> >I was curious as to whether I could monitor my DNS
> >Servers..I would like to graph the response time of
> a
> >DNS look up..can this be done on MRTG...
> >
> Kannan,
> There is not a "mrtg-dns-probe" script.
> Cisco routers with newer versions of IOS can do lots
> of things like this 
> using their RTR/SAA feature. The problem is that it
> is complicated to setup 
> and there are presently no MRTG scripts available to
> query the results.
> Someone could hack mrtg-ping-probe to time dns
> queries. Getting accurate 
> millisecond timings would be the tricky part.
> Patrick
> ---
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