Submit a ticketCall us

WebinarWebinar: A checklist for planning your Network Performance Monitor (NPM) upgrade

Are you ready for your next upgrade? To help you plan smoothly, join this webcast to learn more about, SolarWinds® Orion® Installer, SolarWinds Upgrade Advisor, Upgrades Guides, Training Videos, and other resources available. We’ll share key upgrade planning considerations, lessons learned from customers with practical advice from SolarWinds Product Experts. We’ll also give practical tips to identify the estimated time needed and resources, how to prepare the business and IT staff for changes, ways to plan for required system changes, and more.

Register now.

Home > Success Center > Netflow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) > NTA - Knowledgebase Articles > Netflow Endpoints show incorrect hostnames

Netflow Endpoints show incorrect hostnames

Created by Joseph Esquitin, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

Views: 1,597 Votes: 0 Revisions: 5

Overview

This article discusses the isssue when looking at the Netflow views, some Endpoints show incorrect DNS hostnames.

Error: No error but are not not the same as the DNS server records

Environment

NTA versions 3.x to 4.x

 

Cause 

This issue occurs because the Netflow refresh interval for DNS updates is higher than DHCP lease times.

Resolution

  1. Log in to the Orion Web Console.
  2. Go to the Settings page.
  3. Click NTA settings.
  4. Scroll down to the DNS and NetBIOS Resolution section.
  5. Change the value in the setting below to match the DHCP server lease times. The default is set to seven days.
    1. Default number of days to wait until next DNS lookup 7.
  6. Restart the Netflow service.

 

 

Last modified

Tags

Classifications

Public