Feature Idea: Custom hostname configuration in newrelic.config

For elastic-scaling instances (eg. AWS Elastic Beanstalk), the hostnames can be (is) mangled and required reboot to take into effect. You are able to modify the Infrastructure client to send a different hostname, can the same be brought into the .NET (and .NET Core) agent so that we can match a proper, friendly name in the APM?

There is a previous thread that others have talked about the same issue:


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Thanks for sharing a bit about your use case, @Alan.Lok! I have added a poll so that others can vote for this feature! Please be sure to vote! :blush:

@Linds - this was released on Oct 3: https://docs.newrelic.com/docs/release-notes/agent-release-notes/net-release-notes/net-agent-8775

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