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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:

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Allow automated export of a View/Graph as PNG or PDF

It's possible to export a view or time series graph as PNG or PDF directly in the GUI. But this approach is not scriptable, e.g. through the Rest-API. In some ...
Suggested by: Marcel Arentz (29 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

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: 2 days ago Comments: 3
Under consideration RestAPI

REST API: Reschedule Checks

Please add the possibility to schedule a recheck of a host or service via the REST API.
Suggested by: M.H (15 Jan) Upvoted: 05 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

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: 13 May Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

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: 08 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI Usability

Add a generic plugin for sending notifications to a Rest-API endpoint.

Most notification tools support a REST-API endpoints to submit a notification. As these APIs provide a structured way to post information, a generic notification ...
Suggested by: Marcel Arentz (19 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Notifications RestAPI

REST-API: Manage custom attributes (Host/Service/User)

Suggested by: Christian (05 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 17 May Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API: Master Control

Please add the possibility, to switch these settings via the REST API: - Notifications - Service checks - Host checks - Flap Detection - Performance Data - ...
Suggested by: M.H (02 Feb) Upvoted: 17 May Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API: Add endpoint for "Revert changes"

It is possible to activate changes with REST-API related endpoints. However there's no endpoint to revert pending changes, as the function exists in the GUI menu ...
Suggested by: Nicolas (09 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API: Monitoring Comments - Missing End Date

API Endpoint have start_date for comment an info is expires. I search expire_date in result.
Suggested by: Thomas W. (24 May) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 1
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API: Make Packages (MKP) Enable/Disable/Editable/Installable/Deleteable

Suggested by: Christian (20 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 25 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API: add endpoint to remove acknowledgements

Currently it is not possible to remove acknowledgements via API, but via GUI. Use Case: A connected ITSM-platform should be able to remove an acknowledgement, if an ...
Suggested by: Jan Stephan (24 Jan) Upvoted: 23 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

Bulk creation of folders, rules and hosts

We have automated our setup completely. Now it does take a very long time to (re)create the whole structure of hosts, rules and folders. We would prefer to feed the ...
Suggested by: Markus (22 Mar) Upvoted: 22 Mar Comments: 9
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API: Manage event console paks/rules

Suggested by: Christian (05 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

Log/event monitoring: Ingest events via REST API endpoint

USE CASE: There are some applications and devices which integrates well via REST API also for sending events/alerts, while they have no syslog nor SNMP trap ...
Suggested by: Dusan Karlik (23 Jun, '23) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API add CME features for Customer

The REST-API cannot handle the customer objects and attributes today. Please add API endpoints to manage customer objects and change existing endpoints (e.g. for ...
Suggested by: Robert Sander (19 Jan) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

Export configuration of Checkmk

Add the feature of exporting current configuration (details on monitored systems and monitored services on them as well as notifications definitions) in readable ...
Suggested by: Marko Simović (18 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 22 Feb Comments: 8
Under consideration RestAPI

REST API: Expose availability data

Please expose the availability data via the REST API
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (26 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 31 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration Availability / SLA RestAPI

REST API: Add expiration time to an acknowledgement

Please provide the capability to add an expiration time to an acknowledgement via API
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (22 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 31 Jan Comments: 2
Under consideration RestAPI

Allow custom host attributes in all text-based input fields of active checks

Currently, some text-based input fields of active checks do allow references to custom host attributes while some do not. This idea asks to allow the use of custom ...
Suggested by: David Knecht (12 Dec, '23) Upvoted: 08 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI Setup

REST API: Missing authorized_sites for Users GET enpoints

The responses of the following REST API "Users" endpoints do not include the "authorized_sites" list. Even if there is a list of "authorized_sites" defined for the ...
Suggested by: Nicolas (09 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 03 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI User management

API rule update

I know it is possible. https://ideas.checkmk.com/suggestions/316064/add-edit-rule-endpoint-in-checkmk-rest-api But this not it. At least not for me. I would like to ...
Suggested by: Markus (04 Dec, '23) Upvoted: 15 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

REST-API: Manage notification rules

Suggested by: Christian (05 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 23 Nov, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration RestAPI

user_icons_and_actions in REST API

We were able to automate anything (important) we needed. However!!! That one is missing ~/etc/check_mk/multisite.d/wato/global.mk However ...
Suggested by: Markus (06 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 27 Oct, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

REST API: Documantation: Request Examples with all Responses and name the example Python, etc.

REST API: Documantation: Request Examples with all Responses It would be very good if all the responses are implemented in the examples. Further it would be very ...
Suggested by: JPH (27 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 27 Oct, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

Clear logwatch logs via WebAPI

In some cases the ability of clearing logs from logwatch in bulk would be useful via WebAPI. The opportunity to delete files on the filesystem is espacially in ...
Suggested by: Tobias Wurzbacher (26 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 19 Oct, '23 Comments: 1

on/off Switch for API

Hello, in our company and probably in general, more and more things are automated. Among other things, this is also possible in the monitoring environment due to the ...
Suggested by: Christian Friedrich (02 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 19 Oct, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI

Enable transfer of generic agents to distributed sites via config or API

Problem with new hosts in distributed setting. There is an API endpoint to download the latest generic package. ...
Suggested by: MarkusS (23 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 21 Sep, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Agent Bakery RestAPI

REST-API: Read Monitoring Log Infos - Livestatus (GET Log)

Suggested by: Thomas W. (17 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 17 Aug, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI