Improving metrics gathering

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Thu Feb 4 18:32:51 UTC 2010

On Thu, 4 Feb 2010, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:

> If you really wanted to obfuscate things, basically just hash the public or private ip(v6) address.

Naw, I thought about that for smolt too but a rainbow table makes it easy
to figure out.


> "Bruno Wolff III" <bruno at> wrote:
> >On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 10:37:14 -0600,
> >  Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> wrote:
> >>
> >> Are you planning on logging UUID IP pairs or logging IP addresses independently
> >> of UUIDs?
> >
> >If you do want pairs, perhaps just using the last octet of the IP address
> >would be good enough. That would have a lot less value for tracking physical
> >location, but still tell you a lot about how many machines get updates from
> >multiple IP addresses.
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