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provide a special agent for Synology NAS
provide an agent for the very common Synology NAS'es with DSM 7.x
Suggested by: Michael (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 11 Mar • Comments: 2
Agent and Plugin transperency
Caused by many problems we've got, it would be very useful to get the following data in the GUI per Agent: 1. Status retry_counter per plugin (only at Windows (the ...
Suggested by: JPH (27 Jul, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 1
Add a Filter to the Edit Service View
For servers with a few thousand services, the "Edit Services" view can quickly become crowded. It would be a great simplification if you could filter the ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (06 May, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 1
Add some dashboard-friendly options like headless-mode (autologin), fullscreen without navigation
like discussed and suggensted by thomas lippert, provide some features to make the dashboards in checkmk being easily accessible by tv screens. like above mentioned, ...
Suggested by: Steffen Mueller (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 1
Allows host selection via RegEx in Custom Graph editor
Currently, if I want to see data from multiple hosts, either I need to define all hosts manually or select a host group. Allow selection via RegEx here as well
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (26 Apr, '22) • Upvoted: 08 Jan • Comments: 1
Automatic registration baked into the Agent
I would be great to have the possibility to have the agent registration build in the agent itself. Of course there need to be done some preparation to get this ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (28 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 0
add redfish support in the appliance
Hallo, the appliance should contain all packages to use all checks. In my case redfish isn t supported
Suggested by: Ralf Prengel (12 May, '22) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 3
Under consideration Appliance
Renaming a service should include moving perfdata
There are multiple reasons why a service gets renamed: Either because tribe29 changed the way the service name gets generated (mostly to make it more defined, ie ...
Suggested by: Christian Arnold (14 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 3
Reporting: Allow scheduled reporting on views in .csv format
As an admin, I need the .csv export of a view send to me on a regular base
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (29 May, '22) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 2
Adding host labels via local scripts
The feature to dynamically add host labels with local scripts. An application example would be the triggering of dynamic downtimes via these labels.
Suggested by: Dominik Meyer (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 23 Feb • Comments: 2
Allow predefined filter in dashboards/views to enable users to filter faster and more effectively
Currently, it is possible to specify which filter to show in a dashboard when opening the filter menu. This already allows providing only useful filters to a user on ...
Suggested by: Marcel Arentz (13 Jul, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 0
Add Graph layout to Forecast Graph configuration
Please provide similar layout option for forecast graphs as for the regular graphs. This allows us to consistently style all our graphs
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (29 May, '22) • Upvoted: 10 Jan • Comments: 4
Take sometime and fix the TechDebts and make Checkmk more future prove
I think you should take sometime and fix first bugs and setup better quality goals. Also, I guess you have a lot of Technical Debt, that prevents you from fast ...
Suggested by: Thomas (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 23 Mar • Comments: 4
Support multiple MKP versions in distributed monitoring
We have a large distributed monitoring. An upgrade of this global environment take weeks or months. One challenge is, that currently MKPs are made available globally, ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (26 Apr, '22) • Upvoted: 18 Oct, '22 • Comments: 3
Report of the check configuration of hosts
It would be useful to have the check configuration of hosts as you get it by 'cmk -D $HOST' on the command line in the GUI, exportable and usable for reports.
Suggested by: Marcus Klein (27 May, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 1
mk_logwatch: support muliline logs
More and more applications write multiline logs and it can happen that the search pattern for relevant log lines is spread over several lines. Therefor ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (09 Aug, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 4
Service Parameters: Show discovery rules and evaluation of the matching rule
Some data of the agents are not used by default. The reason is, sometimes, because it is a huge amount of data and there is no default way to convert them into always ...
Suggested by: Marcel Arentz (22 Jul, '22) • Upvoted: 13 Mar • Comments: 3
Easy rename hosts
Renaming hosts is a technically complex task. It involves a core restart and often fails on large deployments due to Checkmk having to search through all logs and ...
Suggested by: Ian Barry (23 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 2
mk_logwatch: Ensure that no events are lost during log rotations.
Please add support for reading from rotating log files. Log files are usually renamed or get a new name when certain criteria are met. Depending on the operating ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (17 Dec, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 1
Improve the visual differentiation and testability for Regex/Globbing filter fields
It would be helpful if filter fields for regex expressions and globbing parameters were visually different an/or had the possibility to test the entered ...
Suggested by: Simon Meggle (01 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 03 Feb • Comments: 0
Set labels based on software inventory
It would be a great help if labels for inventory-informations could be set by rules. This would help to configure for example alerts for unwanted software or too old ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (28 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 5
Display labels in notification email
We would like to be able to reference a host label's value using the $someHostLabelKeyHere$ substitution approach similar to how we are able to reference ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (16 May, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 3
Setup: periodic service discovery rule - change from "first matching" to "all matching"
If you have several periodic service discovery Rules that perform different discovery tasks and they match the same Host only one of the Rule is executed. Because of ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (29 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 13 Mar • Comments: 2
Availability Timeline - Improvements
We stumbled across some parts of the Availability Timeline, which can get very time consuming / annoying and can be easily improved to make it more useable, get ...
Suggested by: Daniel Roettgermann (27 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 2
Notification statistics Dashboard
* who got notified how often and when (heatmap with hour of day) * filter by notifications contcact and then get a histogram of number of notifications ( e.g. to ...
Suggested by: Mimimi (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 08 Jan • Comments: 2
Option to use password store for SNMP credentials
CMK has a builtin-in password store and CMK does SNMP monitoring... Provide the option to use password store entries for SNMP credentials in: * Host properties * ...
Suggested by: Marsellus Wallace (04 Jul, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 0
Feature request; new "informational" state
Hi Checkmk (community), I would like to raise a feature request for checkmk. We are looking for a new “informational” state which should be below critical, ...
Suggested by: Jeroen (03 Nov, '22) • Upvoted: 24 Jan • Comments: 7
Make labels available in a cmcdump
When creating a cmcdump, the labels will not be included in the output. But a user may want to filter for hosts and services using these labels in the instance, which ...
Suggested by: Marcel Arentz (29 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 4
omd backup - add option to exclude monitoring agents (--no-agents)
Within large Checkmk environments and many configurations in the Agent Bakery, it is quite common that the agent directory contains several GB of agent packages, for ...
Suggested by: Hardy Düttmann (11 Oct, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 2
Plugin to monitor MSSQL database server running on Linux
There is a mssql VB plugin for monitoring MSSQL servers running on Windows but there is no plugin to monitor MSSQL servers running on Linux (yet). Since nowadays ...
Suggested by: Tobias (23 Aug, '22) • Upvoted: 30 Mar • Comments: 1
Implement check_curl for http2 support
Please implement check_curl as an alternative to check_http as this is the successor and does support http2 and some other features. The plugin is included in the ...
Suggested by: Fabian (26 Oct, '22) • Upvoted: 08 Mar • Comments: 0
Reporting: Report for Roles and Permissions
For auditing purposes, a report showing all roles and the assigned permissions would be helpful
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (29 May, '22) • Upvoted: 08 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Suggest recent searches in quick search and other search fields
Especially for more complex searches it would be helpfull, to get the recent searches suggested. Currently it is usually a good idea to copy the search string or ...
Suggested by: Benedikt Bayer (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 0
Setup folders: sort case insensitive
The Setup folders are currently sorted case-sensitive. This results in folders starting with lowercase letters being sorted after folders starting with uppercase ...
Suggested by: Thierry T. (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 01 Mar • Comments: 3
Show a link to the discovery rule in "parameters for this service"
When looking at the parameters of a service, it is sometimes unclear what controls the service name. Experienced users know the concept of "discovery rules" and which ...
Suggested by: Gerd (09 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 07 Jan • Comments: 2
Support transport encryption for AIX agent
Support transport encryption of agents running on AIX
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (17 May, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 2
optional end time for comments
In some cases it would be useful to add an end-of-life for comments. If they last forever they sometimes cause confusion after months and years. This feature ist not ...
Suggested by: Tobi (04 May, '22) • Upvoted: 13 Feb • Comments: 2
Setup: periodic service discovery rule - automatically refresh services
Some services depend on static data that has ben saved during the service discover prozess (Interface Speed, Thresholds, etc). In order to refesh this values the ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (29 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 24 Feb • Comments: 1
Keep table header, while scrolling in long lists (e.g. hosts)
Keep the table header visible, while scrolling in long lists, allows to see the column names
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (18 May, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 1
Extend reports with a section, which shows a customer provided text from a file
For some reports, we would like to add a text section with a list of issues represented as text lines in a file. Extend the report definition to allow adding such ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (02 May, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Jan • Comments: 1
Add waitmax in all unix agents to the local, mrpe, plugin and run_cached checks
It happens from time to time that a check runs longer than it should for some reason. In the worst case this leads to an agent timeout and the remaining checks are no ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (15 Oct, '22) • Upvoted: 20 Feb • Comments: 0
Simplify Windows performance counter monitoring
Simplify Windows performance counter monitoring by providing a list of well known performance counters which cover 80% of the need and keep the option to add your own ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (29 May, '22) • Upvoted: 10 Feb • Comments: 0
Notifications: Add the condition "Match service details" (former "long output")
The possibility to display additional output data of a service in a multi line column is used much more in most recent versions of Checkmk. This column is called ...
Suggested by: Marcel Arentz (22 Jul, '22) • Upvoted: 07 Jan • Comments: 3
Support additional IP address in quicksearch
Allow to search for hosts by their additional IP address using quicksearch
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (22 May, '22) • Upvoted: 24 Aug, '22 • Comments: 2
Enable Child/Parent relations between hosts monitored on different sites
Currently the Parent of a host always needs to be monitored on the same site. This causes that we need to add dummy hosts, having the same IP as the really monitored ...
Suggested by: Axel Rosemann (05 May, '22) • Upvoted: 02 Mar • Comments: 2
Downtime: Log user cancelling a downtime
Setting a downtime will be logged with the user, but cancelling it not. Please make this consistent
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (02 May, '22) • Upvoted: 08 Jan • Comments: 1
Reporting: create Reports not only for (non-)service times
As far as we know, it is currently only possible to consider the service time or non-service time in a report. However, we would like to be able to choose between ...
Suggested by: Maxi (13 Jan) • Upvoted: 17 Mar • Comments: 0
Dashboard - Multiple Dashboard Cycling / Slideshow
Add the ability to cycle selected dashboards automatically based on a given interval. Similar to Grafana. It would allow the continuous monitoring of all information ...
Suggested by: opensourcefan (11 Nov, '22) • Upvoted: 10 Mar • Comments: 0
Under consideration Dashboards & Views
Add Edit Rule Endpoint in checkmk REST API
Hi all, since checkmk Version 2.1 it is possible to Create, Delete and move the Rule to another location via the REST API. We are missing the feature of Edit an ...
Suggested by: Thomas Schmitz (14 Jul, '22) • Upvoted: 17 Feb • Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI
Show all timebased thresholds in the "parameters for this service" View
If you open the parameter for this service View you can only see the thresholds that are active for the time when you opend the View. You can't see which thresholds ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (29 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 24 Feb • Comments: 0