[ovirt-users] oVirt engine and primary DNS

Jonas Israelsson jonas.israelsson at elementary.se
Thu Oct 27 09:42:14 UTC 2016

On 27/10/16 11:34, Simone Tiraboschi wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 10:17 AM, Jonas Israelsson 
> <jonas.israelsson at elementary.se 
> <mailto:jonas.israelsson at elementary.se>> wrote:
>     Greetings.
>     We are under the impression if the machine that runs the
>     oVirt-engine looses it's primary nameserver, the oVirt web-ui
>     becomes more or less unresponsive.
>     By primary I mean the nameserver at the top of resolv.conf
>     In 3.x it was a disaster, 4.0 is far better, but for instance
>     trying to import storage domains just gives you a spinning wheel
>     when it's searching for nfs-domains to display.
>     By reorder the nameservers in resolv.conf we got it working
>     yesterday during our 3.6 ---> 4.0 migration.
>     Could someone confirm this, please ?
> Yes, in order to correctly work, oVirt requires a working DNS also for 
> reverse resolution.
Well it's not like the machine (nor oVirt) doesn’t have a working DNS. 
My point is, I'm under the impression it only uses one (the first) from 
resolv.conf and ignores the rest.


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