Configuring Name Server (DNS) monitoring
This feature is no longer supported by the KM version 9.0.40. For more information see, 9.0.40: Service Pack 4 for BMC PATROL for Internet Server.
The Add Monitor Types dialog box enables you to monitor the performance of DNS server when you selectName Server (DNS) as the monitor type.
|Instance name||Enter the instance name of the query.|
DNS Server Name
Enter the DNS server to run the query on, by the monitored device. A server is automatically selected, if this filed is left blank.
Enter the text string to be used in the query from one of the following:
|Retry||Enter the number of retries. The number of attempts made to resolve the query before an error is returned.|
|Timeout||Enter the time in seconds. The number of seconds to wait for a response before timeout.|
Select the type of the query from the following:
Content Check Criteria
Single line content expression
Enter the expected response from the DNS server.
Multi line content expression file
Enter the name of the file containing the expected responses.
Case sensitive match
Enable to match the case of the response to the expression included in the single line content expression or the multi line content expression file.
Evaluate Unix-style regular expressions
Enable to compare the response to a regular expression included in the single line content expression or multi line content expression field.
Content check operation
Select to raise an alarm if content check matches or does not match.
- To add the DNS server to add to the list of monitored DNS servers, click Add to List.
- To save changes made to the already added DNS server, click Modify Selection.
- To remove a selected DNS server from the list, click Remove from List.