[collectd] [Collectd] Host resolution

Grzegorz Nosek root at localdomain.pl
Wed Aug 10 12:39:26 CEST 2011

W dniu 10.08.2011 10:03, Sebastian Harl pisze:
>> 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" ?
> That's not currently possible. That information is only available to the
> 'network' plugin. However, it would be possible to let the network
> plugin add the remote host's IP address to all received value-lists
> using the meta-data mechanism. This could then be used in a new "match"
> plugin to check the reverse DNS with the hostname provided in the value-
> list. Feel free to send patches ;-) I'll add a note to the wiki and
> might take care of it *some* day ;-)

How about my patch from some time ago? Does not cover the use case 100% 
(doesn't use revdns) but should be close enough.


Best regards,
  Grzegorz Nosek

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