in numbers:
215 million domains measured on a daily basis
2.3 billion data points collected daily
2.7 trillion data points collected since the start in 2015

OpenINTEL is a joint project

Through this website, we provide information on our project, how our measurement works and how you can reach us if you have questions about using the data for your research.

Latest news

  • Sun, Nov 11, 2018
    .biz TLD added to measurement
    We have extended our measurement of generic top-level domains to now include the .biz TLD. For more information about the generic and country-code TLDs that OpenINTEL measures every day, please go to our coverage page.
    .biz TLD added to measurement
  • Sat, Nov 10, 2018
    .name TLD added to measurement
    We have extended our measurement of generic top-level domains to now include the .name TLD. For more information about the generic and country-code TLDs that OpenINTEL measures every day, please go to our coverage page.
    .name TLD added to measurement
  • Fri, Nov 9, 2018
    NLnet Labs joins OpenINTEL
    On November 1st 2018, the OpenINTEL project welcomed NLnet Labs as a new project partner. NLnet Labs is a not-for-profit foundation that focuses on research and development of core Internet protocols including the Domain Name System. The OpenINTEL measurement platform already makes extensive use of the tools developed by NLnet Labs, specifically the Unbound recursive caching name server implementation and the LDNS DNS library.
    NLnet Labs joins OpenINTEL
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Contact in case of problems

In case you are a DNS operator and you think our measurement is impacting your infrastructure, please go to our Problems page, where you can read more about what traffic you can expect to see from us, how you can contact us and if necessary, how you can block our traffic.

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