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Add a DNS Check

 

USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE
Select the “Add Checks” drop down menu on the right

 

USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE
Select the “DNS Check” option

 

USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE
On the Basic tab, enter a check name (identifiable name) and other check settings.
FQDN – The FQDN you want to query the Authoritative Name Server for
Expected Response – The expected DNS response the authoritative name server should provide
Check Interval – Define how often Sonar polls your host
Notification Delay – Define how soon Sonar begins sending notifications. For example, if the server is manually restarted by an admin you can prevent Sonar from sending a notification in this case by extending this setting.
Regions – The list of regions Sonar can monitor from, select one or many.

 

USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE
Optional– Test the check or run a trace route from our monitoring locations.

 

USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE
Optional– Select the Contact Groups tab. Assign any notification groups to the check that you would like to receive Sonar notifications regarding its status.