DNS zone response speed test tool?

Todd Lyons tlyons at ivenue.com
Tue Dec 20 10:25:16 CST 2011


Doesn't do much for long term graphing and monitoring, but for quickie
issue detection or verification, http://www.grc.com/dns/benchmark.htm

...Todd

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:00 AM, chip <chip.gwyn at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://code.google.com/p/namebench/
>  Seems like it may be fun to play with
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> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 10:10 AM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
>> I've put monitoring onto my public website, and by far the largest component
>> of the response time it gives me is the DNS lookup -- 4-500ms, which seems
>> entirely unreasonable.
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>> Is there a tool that anyone knows about that will measure the response time
>> of my zone servers, somewhere on the web?
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>> Is the sum of the times in a dig +trace the proper metric to look at there?
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>> Cheers,
>> -- jra
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> Just my $.02, your mileage may vary,  batteries not included, etc....
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