TMeter has built-in DNS Server which allows to
translate the human-readable domain name (for example,
www.wikipedia.org) into the machine-readable IP address (for
example, 188.8.131.52). It can function as a Caching or Forwarding
DNS Server which answers to DNS queries from clients either from
its cache or forward it to other DNS server which can respond to
Why DNS Server is present in TMeter?
The main purpose of built-in DNS Server in TMeter is
to have "all-in-one" box for Internet Gateway Software (it is
really important for Windows XP or Vista). Second, DNS Server plays
a key role when the traffic limit is over and TMeter displays the
page "Sorry, your traffic limit is exceeded".
- DNS Server responds only when Traffic Capture is
- DNS Server listens on all available network
interfaces for requests.
- You should specify at least one Forwarding DNS
Server. This can be DNS Server of your Internet Service Provider
- If your network has Active Directory, you should
specify Active Directory DNS Server as "Forwarding DNS
- By default, the permission of using your DNS Server
has all networks configured at the computer running TMeter Service.
You can specify an additional networks or IP address ranges that
allow to send requests to DNS Server (for example,
- Other DNS Server (by third-party vendor) may conflict
with built-in DNS Service in TMeter. Therefore, you must use only
single DNS Server implementation at the same PC.