Bind 9.8 monitoring with Cacti

After many hours trawling through many sites and trying a few templates it has become apparent that there is a distinct lack of good statistics graphs for BIND 9 and Cacti.

So watch this space for a set of Cacti Templates for BIND 9. In the mean time if you have any suggestions of what you would like to see then please leave a comment on this post and we will endeavor to add as many of them as possible.

The current plan is to create some very simple and configurable scripts and templates. Testing will be done on BIND 9.8 running on Debian 7 with Cacti 0.8.7. graphs will include

  • Incoming Queries
  • Outgoing Queries
  • Network I/O
  • Memory
  • Zone Statistics

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