Amazon Route 53 Resolver

Dynatrace ingests metrics for multiple preselected namespaces, including Amazon Route 53 Resolver. You can view metrics for each service instance, split metrics into multiple dimensions, and create custom charts that you can pin to your dashboards.

Prerequisites

To enable monitoring for this service, you need

Add the service to monitoring

In order to view the service metrics, you must add the service to monitoring in your Dynatrace environment.

Configure service metrics

Once you add a service, Dynatrace starts automatically collecting a suite of metrics for this particular service. These are recommended metrics.

Recommended metrics:

  • Are enabled by default
  • Can't be disabled
  • Can have recommended dimensions (enabled by default, can't be disabled)
  • Can have optional dimensions (disabled by default, can be enabled)

Apart from the recommended metrics, most services have the possibility of enabling optional metrics.

Optional metrics:

  • Can be added and configured manually

Import preset dashboards

Dynatrace provides preset AWS dashboards that you can import from GitHub to your environment's dashboard page. Once you download a preset dashboard locally, there are two ways to import it.

53-resolver

Available metrics

Name Description Unit Statistics Dimensions Recommended
InboundQueryVolume The number of DNS queries forwarded from your network to your VPCs through the endpoint specified by EndpointId (for inbound endpoints) Count Sum EndpointId ✔️
InboundQueryVolume Count Sum Region ✔️
InboundQueryVolume Count Sum Region, RniId
OutboundQueryAggregateVolume The total number of DNS queries forwarded from Amazon VPCs to your network (for outbound endpoints) Count Sum Region
OutboundQueryAggregateVolume Count Sum Region, RniId
OutboundQueryAggregateVolume Count Sum EndpointId ✔️
OutboundQueryVolume The number of DNS queries forwarded from your VPCs to your network through the endpoint specified by EndpointId (for outbound endpoints) Count Sum EndpointId ✔️
OutboundQueryVolume Count Sum Region ✔️