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Mobile App for Checkmk

Create an iOS and Android app for Checkmk, which is focused on monitoring (not setup). It should address 2 common use cases: * Receive notifications and allow drill ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (06 May, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 19

ARM support for the CEE and CME

Please add ARM for both CME and CEE so it can be run on platforms like Raspberry and similar.
Suggested by: Edgar (04 May, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 8
Under consideration Site management

Replace Open Hardware Monitor with LibreHardwareMonitor

Since the development of Open Hardware Monitor has been discontinued since 2020, it should be replaced within the Windows agent by its fork LibreHardwareMonitor ...
Suggested by: Marcus Klein (26 Feb) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Checkmk Services Dependencies across hosts

It would be great to have service dependencies across hosts for Checkmk, just like the host parent/child relationships. In case that the parent service fails all ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (06 May, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 17
Under consideration Checks&Agents Notifications Setup

Adding option for consider different dimension in a clustered service with "Best of" Logic

A service has n dimensions. In cluster mode, a group of dimensions on node A may be in some state (wich some of them are crit for example), and a distinct group of ...
Suggested by: Biagio (07 Dec, '23) Upvoted: today Comments: 2
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Give NagVis a proper facelift

NagVis is used by many people/customers. It's a crucial part of Checkmk and it really feels dated and old. NagVis needs some love and more features and a more modern ...
Suggested by: Norman Kühnberger (04 May, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 6
Under consideration Dashboards & Views Integrations

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: 08 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Replace all VBS agent plugins

Microsoft deprecates VBS scripting. All VBS agent plugins should be replaced by an implementation in PowerShell or Python.
Suggested by: Robert Sander (19 Mar) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Accepted Checks&Agents

InfluxDB2 Integration with Telegraf Agent not working

Hi all, The InfluxDB2 Integration is currently not working with InfluxData´s Telegraf Agent with an active InfluxDB2 Input Module because the InfluxDB2 Integration ...
Suggested by: Jonas Hahn (22 Mar) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations Setup

Add a generic Plugin for polling of JSON status APIs

Many applications provide an HTTP API that can be used to query the health status, as is common with Docker containers. It is about time for a rule-based check ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (25 May, '22) Upvoted: 06 Apr Comments: 7
Under consideration Checks&Agents

When deleting a host, also remove rules that are only for that host

Especially the ruleset "disabled services" accumulates a large number of rules when users are manually disabling services in the configuration. When hosts are ...
Suggested by: Robert Sander (10 Jan, '23) Upvoted: today Comments: 6
Under consideration Site management Usability

Add the ability to add "Oracle custom SQL" to the "Oracle database" plugin using bakery.

This improvement is regarding a plugin that is provided by CheckMK (Oracle custom SQL), combined with a feature that is designed for roll-out and maintaining large ...
Suggested by: Mick Alblas (27 Mar) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 3
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Create Pie-Chart as Dashlet

Hi Team, to build good Overview Dashboards for non technicals Pie-Charts are a great visualization also for using in Reports. Greets Bernd
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (25 Mar) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Dashboards & Views

Add HW/SW Inventory data to the REST API

It would be nice to access the result data from HW/SW inventory via the REST API.
Suggested by: PaulR282 (29 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 26 Mar Comments: 3
Under consideration RestAPI

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: today Comments: 9
Under consideration Setup

omd start <site> --rescue --- The ability to launch a site in all off mode

The ability to launch a site for debugging or disabling checks in a Rescue Mode. z. e.g. omd start <site> --rescue starts the site without host checks, service ...
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (21 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 10
Under consideration Site management

Adding Custom Host / Service Notes via API

It would be nice to have the ability to add and getting "Custom Host / Service Notes" via REST API
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (24 May, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

Notifications: Periodic Notifications based on event type

configure different periodic notifications for different event types, for example: - SERVICE is CRIT, email every 30 min - SERVICE is WARN, email every 60 min
Suggested by: Christoph Meijer (12 Jan) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Notifications

Enhance Notification Rule Conditions

It would be nice to have the same filter options for Tags and Labels (one of, none of) like in Monitoring configuration rules to get more flexible Notification Rules ...
Suggested by: Jan Rzaczek (01 Mar) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Notifications Usability

BI Aggregations: add label support and/or Host- / Servicegroups for "Nodes to create"

Right now we have the possibility to add Nodes via Regex for the Host & Service adding the option to use Host and Service Label`s make it more comfortable. Another ...
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (11 May, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration BI

a simple page for changing the notifications recipients

it would be also very practical if there would be a page with simply 2 dropdown menus with the notification as 1st dropdown and the recipient(s) as 2nd dropdown to ...
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (29 Jun, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Notifications Usability

Notification chains: a possibility to combine different Notification way`s

Notification chains: a possibility to combine different Notification way`s as example an Email as Notification methode to User or Group if the Service is still in ...
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (23 Jun, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration Notifications

Automated synchronization of SW inventory data with the NVD via API

the possibility of automatically synchronizing the data from the SW Inventory with the NVD database and displaying critical software states https://nvd.nist.gov/ ...
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (12 Mar) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Fully implement service tags instead of removing them

To our regret, the service tags have never been fully implemented and their full potential has never really been exploited. One of the biggest advantages of tags ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (04 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration Setup

Ability to monitor systemd units running in user context

See this post for a brief description: https://forum.checkmk.com/t/how-to-monitor-for-systemctl-user-services-using-checkmk/40603/3?u=pscheckmk What checkmk needs ...
Suggested by: PSCheckMK (08 Apr) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents

GUI > service or HOST search result > ADD TO Servicegroup or HOSTGROUP

the possibility to assign a result of a service or HOST search to a service or HOST group
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (22 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Site management Usability

Activate changes on sites with no foreign changes

The background story: Multiple users are doing changes on multiple sites. Some of these changes are on the same sites, others are not. If these users then wanted to ...
Suggested by: Thierry T. (13 Mar) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Setup

Check_mk-azure_app_registration: also add certificats expiration

Also include certificats expiration for Azure Registred Apps in check_mk-azure_app_registration, it only monitors Secrets client currently.
Suggested by: Maxime (23 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 30 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Checks&Agents

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: 28 Mar Comments: 3
Under consideration Dashboards & Views

Event console to handle JSON input

It would be nice if the event console would accept new line delimited json style input so log relays like logstash, fluentd, etc could send more structured data ...
Suggested by: Andy wettstein (14 Mar) Upvoted: 26 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Log monitoring / Event Console

Podman Container Plugin & Checks

Redhat is trying had to establish Podman as a replacement for Docker, by pushing it as default container engine for Redhat Enterprise products (RHEL, Openshift…). ...
Suggested by: Mario Sommer (02 Jun, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 3
Planned Checks&Agents

Use the nice modern Graphs from the GUI in Reports and Notifications

The HTML mail notification and CMK reports still use the old graphs instead of the nice modern graphs displayed in the CMK 2.x GUI.
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (18 May, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 6

Support PiggyBack data from remote hosts

Implement a feature to leverage piggyback data, which are shared by a product integrated way from remote sites
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (02 May, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 10
In progress Checks&Agents

option to select labels in a view

Hallo, it would be helpful to select only some lables in a view. Actually all labels are show for every host. The usecase here is that I m using a tag to define the ...
Suggested by: Ralf Prengel (02 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Dashboards & Views Usability

Dashboard Buttons, with link to other dashboards, and with status of the other dashboard.

We have a main dashboard, there should be a way to get from this main dashboard to another dashboard with a click of a button. It would be cool if this button would ...
Suggested by: Christian Gehrig (02 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Dashboards & Views

Support transport encryption for AIX agent

Support transport encryption of agents running on AIX
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (17 May, '22) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 4
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Checkmk NetApp Agent - Option to disable sections

I am using the NetApp Agent to monitor a large NetApp cluster. The problem is that the agent timed out even with an interval and timeout at 15 minutes. And the ...
Suggested by: Johan Olsson (26 Mar) Upvoted: 01 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Add a Kafka connector for forwarding metrics/events to Kafka

Kafka is increasingly being used as a central hub for collecting and processing monitoring data in various systems such as event correlation, anomaly detection, ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (21 Mar) Upvoted: 27 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

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: today Comments: 7
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Support migration of hosts between sites without any loss of data

We need to have the ability to migrate multiple hosts between sites without any data loss
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (11 Aug, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 10
Under consideration Site management

Grafana integration Status of hosts & services from Checkmk

Hi! I am using Grafana as my main dashboard. The problem is that I can get a lot of values like CPU, memory and most other checks where it reports performance data. ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (26 Apr, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Under consideration Grafana

Add support for SAML authentication with distributed sites

See ticket: https://forum.checkmk.com/t/saml-authentication-distributed-monitoring/42839
Suggested by: Thomas (02 Jan) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 3
Under consideration User management

Create hosts in bulk via API without failing if some of the hosts do not meet requirements

When using the Checkmk Rest API to create hosts in bulk, if one host does not meet requirements, the entire list of hosts fails. For example, if one host already ...
Suggested by: Adrian Guta (10 Apr) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI Usability

Let UNIX agents execute sections/plugins/local checks in parallel

As systems are getting more complex and larger, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep the agent's runtime below 60 seconds, as each check is unnecessarily ...
Suggested by: Daniel Roettgermann (07 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 9
Under consideration Checks&Agents

export feature inventories for non-coders

Hallo, a suggestion for non coders etc.. 1) Build a a view for your hosts you want to select. 2) Select a button export hard&software inventory 3) Donwload a ...
Suggested by: Ralf Prengel (22 Mar) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Cisco Embedded WLC on Catalyst Access Points

Cisco has a new kind of Wireless Lan Controllers, which are embedded int othe new Catalyst Access Points. With these devices the cisco_wlc Check doesn't work anymore, ...
Suggested by: Jan Rzaczek (25 Mar) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents

Feature to see stale services and acknowledged services in BI aggregation

At the moment stale Services in a BI-Aggregation will stay green and the whole aggregation will also stay green. The documentation tells us to add the host as well to ...
Suggested by: Josef (20 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 11 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration BI

Add time period configuration for delayed notifications & maximum number of check attempts for host

Add time period configuration for delayed notifications & maximum number of check attempts for hosts and services to adjust the sensitivity of the notifications > ...
Suggested by: Nicola (16 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Notifications

better ServiceNow Incident Plugin

We use Rest API to create incidents. We noticed that Checkmk offers a Plugin for ServiceNow Incidents,BUT we couldn´t find fields like "Assignment Group" ...
Suggested by: Martin Fallant (02 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Notifications

Overview of labels used

I think, when we are use a lot of labels, is good to have an overview for the used labels in the system Just when the label are created, they will be put in a ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (28 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Usability