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Dashboard

The dashboard shows the DNS Protection setup assistant, a usage summary, a graph of the DNS Protection traffic, and a table highlighting the number of queries for the top domains in the last seven days.

To see these details, go to My Products > DNS Protection > Dashboard.

Note

The data in the dashboard is always at least 15 minutes behind real-time.

Set up DNS Protection

The Set up DNS Protection assistant helps you configure the initial steps to use DNS protection. It shows the status of each step as you progress through the assistant.

Setup assistant initial status.

To use the assistant, do as follows:

  1. Click Add locations.

    This redirects you to the Locations page. To add locations, see Add a location.

  2. Click Dashboard to go back to the assistant.

    You can see the number of locations you've added:

    Setup assistant initial status.

  3. Click Set up your network.

    This redirects you to the Installers page.

    Do as follows:

    1. Copy the DNS Protection IP addresses and download the root certificate. See Installers.
    2. Set up your network as described in Set up your network.
  4. After you've set up the network, click Dashboard to go back to the assistant.

    You can see the number of locations from which queries are received:

    Setup assistant initial status.

    This data is for the number of active locations in the last three months. So, if you delete some locations, the number here might still include the locations you deleted.

  5. Click Create policy.

    This redirects you to the Policies page. To add policies, see Add a policy.

  6. Click Dashboard to go back to the assistant.

    You can see the number of policies you've added:

    Setup assistant initial status.

  7. Click Review logs.

    This redirects you to the Logs & Reports page. See Logs & Reports.

  8. Click Dashboard to go back to the assistant.

    When your setup is complete, you can see the Congratulations! Set up appears to be complete message.

    Setup complete status.

  9. In the top right, click Hide to hide the assistant.

    To see the assistant again, any time, click Set up DNS Protection.

Usage summary

Usage summary includes the following details:

  • Total queries: Number of DNS requests resolved (allowed or blocked) from all the locations.
  • Security blocks: Number of DNS requests blocked for security reasons.
  • Policy blocks: Number of DNS requests blocked by your policies. This doesn't include security blocks.
  • Active locations: Number of locations from which we have received a DNS query at least once.

Usage summary snapshot.

DNS Protection Traffic

This chart shows the DNS Protection traffic over time. You can see the traffic for the previous 24 hours or 3 hours. You can compare the traffic over the selected period to the same period Today, Last week, or Last month.

Web gateway traffic chart.

Top Domain Queries

This table shows the number of queries for domains with the most requests in the last seven days. It categorizes the domains as follows:

  • Permitted domains: Shows the number of DNS requests served for permitted domains.
  • Security blocks: Shows the number of DNS requests blocked for security reasons.
  • Policy blocks: Shows the number of DNS requests blocked by your policies.

Top domain queries table.