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Could not resolve xx.xx.xx.xx: no name for xx.xx.xx.xx?

asked 2014-04-11 16:59:41 -0500

ethrbunny gravatar image

I get these errors sometimes from agent systems before they have had a first successful update/run. Sometimes the error will clear up on it's own but now always.

Any idea(s) what is going on? The master/agent can both ping each other by IP and name.

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answered 2014-04-15 06:20:51 -0500

Steelpan gravatar image

You may have forgotten to add a PTR record for the IP address of the system. Try this to find out: dig -x [ip-address]

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Does look like some DNS issues in play.

ethrbunny gravatar imageethrbunny ( 2014-04-15 11:11:56 -0500 )edit

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