Kubernetes relies on DNS to enable service-to-service communication. DNS related intermittent delays, lookup failures, configuration issues can have a significant impact on application performance resulting in poor or unexpected customer experience. Calico’s DNS Dashboard observes and monitors traffic flows to look for DNS queries and replies, and generates a special set of DNS log data for activity within a cluster. It simplifies the troubleshooting process and speeds up problem resolution with an interactive UI displaying related DNS information categorized by microservices and workloads.
The DNS Dashboard based on Kibana is an interactive UI that can be used to:
Learn how Calico’s DNS Dashboard generates a special set of DNS log data for all Kubernetes activity, and can help you observe and monitor traffic flows to look for DNS queries and replies.