DNS Monitoring

Check for performance and accuracy of DNS query resolutions from worldwide locations.
DNS Monitoring

DNS Record Types Supported

Our DNS monitoring solution supports the following record types:

A

IPv4 address record that maps a hostname to an IPv4 address.

AAAA

IPv6 address record that maps a hostname to an IPv6 address.

CNAME

Canonical name record that is an alias to another name record.

MX

Mail exchange record defines the message transfer agents for the domain.

NS

Name server record that delegates the authoritative name servers.

PTR

Pointer record points to a canonical record for reverse DNS lookup.

SOA

Start of authority record returns the most authoritative information regarding the domain, mail, and record timing information.

SPF

Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is a legacy record that is now generally handled in the TXT record.

TXT

Text record can be used for general information as well as Sender Policy Information or other machine-readable information.

DNS Monitoring Alerts and Reports

Receive alerts when errors occur, and access performance reports related to DNS server performance.
If any issues are detected with resolving DNS names, an instant DNS trace is taken that shows the full path of propagation, as well as an instant alert, showing the type of issue and extent of the error. Performance reports are generated showing global resolution speeds.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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