Self-documenting stats (--list-stats switch for agent)
@matthijs and @tomek discussed the need to have a good statistics list for BIND 9. One way to achieve that would be to implement a
--list-stats kind of command line switch. It would export the list of currently supported stats by the agent, along with some reasonably easy to understand, non-cryptic, non-overly abbreviated description.
For bonus points, that list could be in a format that could be integreated into Stork ARM.
This would address a real issue many BIND 9 users are having: BIND 9 has lots of stats, but nobody really knows what they mean. We won't solve the problem instantly. Incremental steps are the way to go.
We want to have something similar for Kea. However, Kea stats are well documented, so there is less pressing need for this (which also makes the issue easier to solve for Kea, by employing well proven copy-paste programming techniques) ;)