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  1. ZABBIX BUGS AND ISSUES
  2. ZBX-7327

zabbix_agentd multiple server DNS entries

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    • Incident report
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • 1.8.18, 2.0.8
    • None
    • Agent (G)
    • GNU/Linux

    Description

      zabbix_agentd didn't handle server requests correctly while multiple DNS records are used.

      It does mean that:

      • we've set the DNS record with multiple As (zabbix-servers.company.tld A 1.2.3.4, 1.2.3.5)
      • we've set the reverse DNS records for both of this IP addresses to same domain (1.2.3.4 PTR zabbix-servers.company.tld; 1.2.3.5 PTR zabbix-servers.company.tld)
      • we've set the zabbix_agentd Server option to this hostname (zabbix-servers.company.tld)

      As result, zabbix_agentd refuse several servers requests (approximately 50%, I suppose that low-level getaddr round-robin is used).

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              tomas_krasnican Tomas Krasnican
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