Project ID: 26372


DNSMeter is a tool for testing performance of nameserver and/or infrastructure around it. It generates dns queries and sends them via UDP to a target nameserver and counts the answers.


  • payload can be given as text file or pcap file
  • can automatically run different load steps, which can be given as list or ranges
  • results per load step can be stored in CSV file
  • sender address can be spoofed from a given network or from pcap file, if payload is a pcap file
  • answers are counted, even if source address is spoofed, if answers get routed back to the load generator
  • roundtrip-times are measured (average, min, mix)
  • amount of DNSSEC queries can be given as percentage of total traffic
  • optimized for high amount of packets. On an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2430 v2 @ 2.50GHz it can generate more than 900.000 packets per second

Following repositories are included:

  • https://github.com/DNS-OARC/dnsmeter

Installation Instructions

dnf copr enable @dnsoarc/dnsmeter

Active Releases

The following unofficial repositories are provided as-is by owner of this project. Contact the owner directly for bugs or issues (IE: not bugzilla).

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Epel for CentOS 7 aarch64 (0)*, ppc64le (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Epel for CentOS 7 (72 downloads)
Epel for CentOS 8 aarch64 (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Epel for CentOS 8 (122 downloads)
Fedora 32 aarch64 (0)*, armhfp (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora 32 (0 downloads)
Fedora 33 aarch64 (0)*, armhfp (0)*, ppc64le (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora 33 (45 downloads)
Fedora 34 aarch64 (0)*, armhfp (0)*, ppc64le (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora 34 (17 downloads)
Fedora 35 aarch64 (0)*, armhfp (0)*, ppc64le (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora 35 (0 downloads)
Fedora rawhide aarch64 (0)*, armhfp (0)*, ppc64le (0)*, x86_64 (0)* Fedora rawhide (55 downloads)

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