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CoreDNS (Prometheus)

Easily install a curated dashboard and alerts to monitor the health of your CoreDNS instances. This quickstart was built and tested based on CoreDNS metrics sent to New Relic through remote write configurations with Prometheus Agent or Prometheus Server.
CoreDNS (Prometheus)
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Dashboard  
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CoreDNS (Prometheus) quickstart contains 1 dashboard. These interactive visualizations let you easily explore your data, understand context, and resolve problems faster.

CoreDNS (Prometheus)

A dashboard for CoreDNS based on metrics sent to New Relic using Prometheus Agent or Prometheus server.

Alerts  
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CoreDNS (Prometheus) observability quickstart contains 4 alerts. These alerts detect changes in key performance metrics. Integrate these alerts with your favorite tools (like Slack, PagerDuty, etc.) and New Relic will let you know when something needs your attention.

CoreDNS Error Rate

This alert will trigger if the CoreDNS error rate for response codes NXDOMAIN, SERVFAIL, or REFUSED is above 2 standard deviations for more than 5 minutes.

CoreDNS Panics

This alert will trigger if the CoreDNS panic rate is above 0 at least once in 5 minutes

CoreDNS Request Duration

This alert will trigger if the CoreDNS request duration 95th percentile is above or below 2 standard deviations for more than 5 minutes

CoreDNS Request Rate

This alert will trigger if the CoreDNS requests per second is above or below 2 standard deviations for more than 5 minutes

Documentation  
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CoreDNS (Prometheus) observability quickstart contains 3 documentation references. This is how you'll get your data into New Relic.

Prometheus Installation Docs

Use Prometheus remote_write or Prometheus Agent

CoreDNS Integration Docs

New Relic documentation for the CoreDNS integration including installation, configuration, and how to query the metrics.

CoreDNS Metrics Docs

Learn more about the Prometheus metrics available for CoreDNS

The CoreDNS quickstart includes a dashboard and set of alerts that provides a holistic view of the CoreDNS instances in your environment. Information contained in the dasshboard includes CoreDNS versions, status, request/response times, and cache statistics. This quickstart was built and tested based on CoreDNS metrics sent to New Relic through remote write configurations with Prometheus Agent or Prometheus Server.

How to use this quickstart

  • Sign Up for a free New Relic account or Log In to your existing account.
  • Click the install button.
  • Install the quickstart to get started or improve how you monitor your environment. They’re filled with pre-built resources like dashboards, instrumentation, and alerts.
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Authors

New Relic, Brad Schmitt, Raga Potti

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