DNS Monitoring Use Cases




DNS is at the core of the world wide web. It maintains the address record of every single domain, and the DNS resolution process handles millions of requests, keeping the traffic flowing and ensuring the internet is accessible to everyone. An issue with DNS performance or availability can bring the online world to a complete standstill, so pro-actively monitoring DNS should be an indispensable part of any well-planned monitoring strategy.

In this handbook, we discuss scenarios that disrupt DNS performance and how Catchpoint equips you with the right tools to prevent and mitigate DNS related issues impacting your application.

This handbook covers:

  • Monitoring DNS configuration
  • DNS attacks
  • Benchmarking public DNS resolvers
  • Monitoring CDNs