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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 (14 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration Graphing Usability

New custom theme, canvas graphs: foreground color or light/dark setting

If you make a custom theme, performance graphs get the foreground color default set to the light theme facelift, which makes the text in the canvas black. When your ...
Suggested by: Yggy (08 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing Usability

Interuption of graphs by activating “Averaging of interfaces” graphs

if “Averaging of interfaces” is activated in the rule "Network interfaces and switch ports" the graphs for normal Bandwith is Interupted ..... better will be that the ...
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (27 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 20 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

Save current warn/crit thresholds in the RRD File and show history in graph

In the Checkmk GUI, only the current threshold value is displayed as a continuous line in the graphs. It is not visible when a threshold has changed and/or at what ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (28 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 17 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

Add a RRD Filesize Calculater in the Online Documentation or Checkmk Help

Please add a RRD file size calculator to the "Performance data and graphing" Checkmk documentation https://docs.checkmk.com/latest/en/graphing.html#data_rrds. This ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (28 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 17 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

Fully support lower levels by the CheckMK graphing system

The CheckMK graphing system supports the use of scalars in graphs for warning/critical levels, and the use of conditions for perfometers using the "<var>:warn" and ...
Suggested by: Johan van der Velde (02 Feb) Upvoted: 15 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

Hide/Show graph in Service View

If you have a lot of service graphs, the service view can sometimes become quite long and take a long time to load. It would be very handy to be able to hide/show ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (31 May, '23) Upvoted: 08 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing Usability

Reporting: Set RRD consolidation and Aggregation function in metrics graph

In the reporting element "Metrics graph of a single service", there is no possibility to set neither the RRD consolidation nor the aggregation function. It would be ...
Suggested by: Baruyr Bousnaian (28 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 03 Jan Comments: 2
Under consideration Graphing

Show graphs in range of its delta like Grafana

If you have graphs with high numbers (for example large filesystems) you cannot see detailed changes by default. See checkmk and grafana graph of the same metric in ...
Suggested by: Torben Ubechel (22 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 15 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Graphing

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: 06 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Graphing

Do not interpolate missing data in graphs

Today, missing data of a check is filled with the last known check result. This can be misleading. Please show a gap in the graph in case of missing data. Make the ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (02 May, '22) Upvoted: 28 Jul, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Graphing

Add graph display options to custom graphs

When you view a service that includes graphed data, you can specify an exact time/date range using: Display > Modify Display Options > Select Date range or Date ...
Suggested by: Andy Hicks (06 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 11 Jul, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

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: 09 Jun, '23 Comments: 4
Under consideration Graphing

Horizontal Scaling of Graphs

Currently, the x-axis can merely scaled by scrolling the mouse wheel. Please implement boxes where start and end time can be specified like at pnp4nagios!
Suggested by: Günter Fahrnberger (22 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 03 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

Grafana: time range filter : time range selection with mouse in graph

Besides the definable time windows (4 hours, 25 hours, etc,) it would be ingenious to be able to define a time range with date and hours or to select the desired ...
Suggested by: Stefan Kuhn (25 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 25 May, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

Add proper scale to “Averaging of interfaces” graphs

Missing metric definition for: In_Avg_15 Out_Avg_15 Predict_In_Avg_15 Predict_Out_Avg_15 Total_Avg_15 activated by the rule under Interfaces
Suggested by: Bernd Holzhauer (26 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 11 May, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Graphing

Set graph of errors of an interface to %

If you have errors on an interface, it's in % in the service description but the service graph is in x/s, which is not convenient. It would be nice to have the ...
Suggested by: PaulR282 (15 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Checks&Agents Graphing