Enter your own Checkmk ideas or vote for existing ones

In order to continually improve Checkmk, we're looking for your ideas. They provide valuable input to our roadmap discussions and allow us to contact you directly for more in-depth discussions or during development. A few tips:

Further information can be found in this guide. If you have any questions, please send an email to feedback@checkmk.com.

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: 17 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

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: 14 May Comments: 6
Under consideration Dashboards & Views Integrations

Integrate OpenTelemetry connector

woukld be nice to bring some connectors to other tools
Suggested by: Markus (13 Jun, '23) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Integrations

Add support for protocol SMB3 to SMB integration/specialagent

SpecialAgent/Integration "agent_smb_share" misses support for SMB3 protocol. I know it currently (v2.2.0) depends on pysmb and this module just does not support ...
Suggested by: Marsellus Wallace (30 Jan) Upvoted: 30 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

Integration with Splunk/ELK in a way out of the box connector.

Suggested by: David Wayne (02 May, '22) Upvoted: 22 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Integrations

OpenMetrics Support as Integration

We would like to be able to use OpenMetrics data from applications in CheckMK.
Suggested by: Wouter (04 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 18 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

Update check and, if possible, upgrade from installed MKPs

To have an update check for all installed MKPs and get an announcement in CheckMK if there's a new update available. Maybe from Github as source or from the CheckMK ...
Suggested by: Overlord (13 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 18 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Integrations

Translation form Datastore IO UUID to Datastore names

There should be option to get Datastore IO VMware Datastore names like you can see them in VMware and not UUID. Manual "translation" is not option when you have ...
Suggested by: Stefan Markovic (07 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 10 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents Integrations

Allow $DATE and $YESTERDAY macros in the configuration of "SMB Share fileinfo"

Similar to the "Include Pattern" in the service monitoring rule for "Group patterns" it would be nice to be able to specify the same DATE and YESTERDAY macros in the ...
Suggested by: Christian Masopust (30 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents Integrations

Splunk Integration - SSL Handling Verify = False (uncertified SSL-Zert in Splunk Env)

The Splunk Integration (agent_splunk.py) does not have the possibility to work with "not-verified" SSL Certs on the Splunk Server. In the user interface the "no ...
Suggested by: Marc Eberhart (02 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 02 Aug, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

Integration of Citrix XEN server monitoring

The monitoring of the individual XEN servers after: - CPU / RAM / network utilisation - Reading out the VMs running on the server - Pigiback data for the ...
Suggested by: Juergen Wegner (27 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 19 Jul, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Checks&Agents Integrations

Export service summary to InfluxDB 2.0

Today if you are interested in the service state of a specific service this have now been added to the Influx DB export. However the Summary of the service state ...
Suggested by: Andy (10 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jul, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

Recurring alert handler execution during host/service problems

Today, Checkmk alerts only for state changes. It would be nice, if some states create a recurring alert as long as an issue persists. Is it possible to have a rule ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (22 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 07 Jan, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Integrations Notifications