landscape-client generates dns queries for every ping operation

Bug #1759080 reported by Ryan Harper
This bug affects 1 person
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landscape-client (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

(kriek) ~ % lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS
Release: 16.04

(kriek) ~ % apt-cache policy landscape-client
  Installed: 16.03-0ubuntu2.16.04.3
  Candidate: 16.03-0ubuntu2.16.04.3
  Version table:
 *** 16.03-0ubuntu2.16.04.3 500
        500 xenial-updates/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     16.03-0ubuntu2 500
        500 xenial/main amd64 Packages

3. landscape-client ping caches DNS lookup to, maybe invalidate cache if ping fails.

4. each ping operation, by default every 30 seconds, looks up v4 and v6 addresses for in-case the IP has changed since 30 seconds ago.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: landscape-client 16.03-0ubuntu2.16.04.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-45.66-generic 4.4.21
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-45-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zcommon znvpair zavl
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.15
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Mar 26 18:30:16 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-05-10 (1051 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.3)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: landscape-client
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-09-28 (544 days ago)

Revision history for this message
Ryan Harper (raharper) wrote :
Simon Poirier (simpoir)
Changed in landscape-client (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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