We have a number of pods in kubernetes reporting to the same New Relic appname. As these are restarted they report as new hostnames in APM. This means that over large time windows there are a very large amount of hosts being displayed and we experience New Relic UI issues because of this.
We are naming our pods with a useful name and an identifier used by our deployment process and can’t easily change the hostnames without drastically changing our deployment process.
We’d like to be able to label our hosts with something like the this feature:
Tracking a particular container hostname isn’t useful but tracking a pod name could be.
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