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Incorrect host name reported


The agent is working, but the infrastructure monitoring UI shows the wrong hostname.


To set the correct hostname, try the following steps:

  1. Edit the newrelic-infra.yml configuration file and add the override_hostname option, whose value is your expected hostname. For example:

    override_hostname: correct-host.domain.com
  2. Use your init system to restart the agent service:


The New Relic infrastructure agent tries to resolve its fully qualified domain name against a domain name server, which may not be properly configured or not controlled by the same user as the New Relic infrastructure agent.

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