8.17. DNS

The Domain Name System (DNS) associates different information, such as IP addresses, with domain names. DNS returns different codes, request-response and counters for various aggregations. The DNS statistics window enlists a total count of DNS messages, which are divided into groups by request types (opcodes), response code (rcode), query type, and others.

Figure 8.10. DNS statistics window

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You might find these statistics useful for quickly examining the health of a DNS service or other investigations. See the few possible scenarios below:

You can filter, copy or save the data into a file.