Werk #708: ntp.time, ntp: avoid DNS lookups in NTP queries and avoid timeouts

Component Checks & Agents
Title ntp.time, ntp: avoid DNS lookups in NTP queries and avoid timeouts
Date Feb 6, 2014
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 1.2.5i1
Level Prominent Change
Class Bug Fix
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

The ntpq queries in the various Unix agents now call ntpq with the option -n. This avoids DNS lookups. Note: the ntp.peers check will then display IP addresses instead of host names. That check will fail if you do not have fixed IP addresses.

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