[rabbitmq-discuss] Monitoring - computer names instead of IPs

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Mar 9 14:09:30 GMT 2011

On 09/03/11 14:02, Marek Majkowski wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 11:29, yoav glazner<yoavglazner at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> First I must say that I enjoy RabbitMQ and its management plugin.
>> now I would like to ask, how hard will it be to display computer names
>> instead of IPs in the managment plugin?
>> will this feature be available in future releases?
> I don't think so. Resolving ip addresses to dns names is a resource-intensive
> process and it doesn't scale well with loads of connections.

Hmm, yeah, but it could happen in the background, with a cache and it 
could turn itself off if it was taking too long. I've wondered about 
doing this, but I don't know if it would get through the QA process.

Cheers, Simon
Simon MacMullen
Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
SpringSource, a division of VMware

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