Manual Chapter : Troubleshooting a BIG-IP System with a Rate-Limited License

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  • 13.1.5, 13.1.4, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0


  • 13.1.5, 13.1.4, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0
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About BIG-IP DNS and DNS rate-limited license statistics

If you have a BIG-IP® DNS or DNS Services rate-limited license, BIG-IP DNS displays statistics about the rate limits including Rate Limit (RPS) and Rate Rejects.

Viewing rate-limited license statistics

Before you start this task, ensure that the BIG-IP® system has a rate-limited license.
You can view statistics about DNS and DNS Services licensed service rates to help you determine when to upgrade your license.
  1. On the Main tab, click Statistics > Module Statistics > Local Traffic .
    The Local Traffic statistics screen opens.
  2. From the Statistics Type list, select Profiles Summary.
  3. In the Global Profile Statistics area, in the Details column of the DNS profile, click View.
  4. In the DNS area, view the Rate Limit (RPS) and Rate Rejects statistics.
    Statistic type Description
    Rate Limit (RPS) The number of DNS name resolution requests per second the BIG-IP system handles based on the rate-limited license installed on the system.
    Rate Rejects The number of DNS requests that the BIG-IP system has rejected based on the rate limit of the license installed on the system.