[hobbit] DNS errors when performing http test
jeffnewman75 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 22:48:32 CET 2006
Kind of on the same topic, I noticed in my bbtest column:
# hostnames resolved : 78
# succesful : 76
# failed : 2
Is there a logfile I can look at to see which 2 failed DNS lookups?
On 1/23/06, Henrik Stoerner <henrik at hswn.dk> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 02:52:42PM -0500, David Gilmore wrote:
> > I keep getting DNS errors when performing the HTTP test against two W2k3
> > servers. They are sporadic, and they recover almost immediately. I am
> > using http://host.domain.local for internal DNS structure. Is this the
> > problem? No other HTTP test are failing, such as checking company
> DNS failures mean just that - the DNS lookup for "host.domain.local"
> Note that Hobbit will perform a DNS lookup of the hostname in the URL,
> regardless of what host this status is reported for. E.g.
> 10.0.0.1 myserver.foo.com # http://www.foo.com/
> will do a DNS lookup of "www.foo.com" to get the IP-address for the
> http tests. The "testip" flag has no effect on http tests; if you
> want to force an http test to use a specific IP-address (and hence
> avoid the DNS lookup), you can do it like this:
> 10.0.0.1 myserver.foo.com # http://www.foo.com=192.168.1.7/
> This will make the http tests use the 192.168.1.7 address.
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