Feature Idea: Disable DNS reverse lookups?

Is it possible to disable DNS reverse lookups entirely in the Java APM agent?

New Relic edit:
  • I want this, too
  • I have more info to share (reply below)
  • I have a solution for this

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There is not a configuration option at this time for that. Is the Java agent creating an issue that you have a use case for this function?

The agent on windows adds a couple seconds on the query overhead for any hosts that don’t have a reverse ptr setup in DNS on the com.newrelic.agent.tracers.DefaultsSqlTracer.provideConnection() call since it does a java.net.InetSockerAddress.getHostName() call
I don’t need the hostname, if it’s referenced by IP I know what it is.

@daniel.g1 I’ve used your last comment to create a Feature Request as there isn’t a currently available configuration option to meet your needs with that issue. I’ve also modified the post so it gets the best visibility for a Feature.