[collectd] Debian, collectd hostname lookup

Mihamina Rakotomandimby mihamina.rakotomandimby at rktmb.org
Tue Mar 31 18:44:20 CEST 2015

On 03/31/2015 07:29 PM, Mihamina Rakotomandimby wrote:
> Hi all
> On Debian, at post-install, Collectd is fired up.
> If Collectd ever fails to lookup its IP adress from its hostname, the 
> service startup fails and thus the package install.
> As I am going to deploy a consequent set of machines with CFEngine and 
> its package bundle, I would like to perform pre install checks to be 
> sure the conditions are fullfilled before I launch the package install.

One workaround is to disable  "FQDNLookup" by initially placing a 
configuration file, that wont be overwritten by automated package 

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