PowerDNS Authoritative Server is a versatile nameserver which supports a
large number of backends.
This module monitors one or more
PowerDNS Authoritative Server instances, depending on your configuration.
It collects metrics from the internal webserver.
For collecting metrics via HTTP, we need:
- Incoming questions in
- Outgoing questions in
- Cache Usage in
- Cache Size in
- Latency in
go.d/powerdns.conf configuration file using
edit-config from the
Netdata config directory, which is typically at
To add a new endpoint to collect metrics from, or change the URL that Netdata looks for, add or configure the
url values. Endpoints can be both local or remote as long as they expose their metrics on the provided URL.
Here is an example with two endpoints:
For all available options, see the PowerDNS Authoritative Server collector's configuration file.
To troubleshoot issues with the
powerdns collector, run the
go.d.plugin with the debug option enabled. The output
should give you clues as to why the collector isn't working.
First, navigate to your plugins directory, usually at
/usr/libexec/netdata/plugins.d/. If that's not the case on your
netdata.conf and look for the setting
plugins directory. Once you're in the plugin's directory, switch
You can now run the
go.d.plugin to debug the collector: