Edge DNS reports

Edge DNS provides a secure, high-performance, scalable, and highly available edge service for authoritative DNS. You can monitor and report on Edge DNS traffic by using Edge DNS reports in the ​Akamai Control Center​.
You can access this report from the Reports menu. See How to use reports.
For more information about the Edge DNS reports, see the "Monitor and report" chapter in the Edge DNS user guide.

Edge DNS Traffic report

This report shows hit counts and rates of DNS requests made for Edge DNS traffic.
Use this report to monitor traffic on the service, analyze patterns for troubleshooting, compile information for others, and forecast capacity.


  • Zone name. The name of the zone to report on.


  • Response per second. Number of NXDOMAIN requests per second.

  • Hits per second. Hits per second.

  • Requests per second. DNS requests per second.

  • Total hits. Total DNS requests.

  • Peak hits. Maximum (peak) DNS requests per second.

  • Total NXDOMAIN responses. Total NXDOMAIN responses.

  • Peak NXDOMAIN response per second. Maximum (peak) NXDOMAIN responses per second.

Edge DNS Service Availability report

The Service Availability report shows the uptime of the top-level names servers for your contract.


  • Contracts. Each contract is assigned a set of top-level name servers. Availability is calculated by looking at the uptime of the name servers for your contract.

Availability by time updates every ten minutes. When viewing the report over longer timeframes, availability can summarize across wider intervals (for example, every hour). The Service Summary includes Average, Max, and Min Availability for the set timeframe.

  • Availability percentage

  • Average availability percentage

  • Contract ID

  • Maximum availability percentage

  • Minimum availability percentage