[collectd] [Collectd] Host resolution

Mariusz Gronczewski xani666 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 00:02:52 CEST 2011

2011/8/9 Jeremy MAURO <jmauro at antidot.net>:
> Hi everyone,
> I have a quick question for you, I am using collectd version:
> 4.10.1-1+squeeze2 (On debian Squeeze), could you explain to me how the
> host resolution is made for the plugins network.
> Let me explain the reason, on my collectd server I see rrdbases for the
> hostname 'localhost' (of course it is not from my collectd server
> itself), do cd ..I have a way to know which server is the sender? How to
> I determine the trouble maker?
> Of course I have 500 servers and it is not possible to stop the server
> one by one :D

new versions of wireshark have collectd protocol decoder, that + ngrep
should find it fast :)

on related topic does anyone know is it possible to filter like
"ignore values if $host in putval doesn't match reverse DNS of host
that send it" ?


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