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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) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration RestAPI User management

Impersonate as another user to check views and dashboards

Allow an admin to impersonate himself as another user, so he/she can see & verify views/dashboards, as the other user will see them. This helps to develop views or ...
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (22 May, '22) Upvoted: today Comments: 7
Accepted User management

TOTP codes for 2FA

Two factor authentication was added in version 2.1 but it lacked support for TOTP codes / authenticator apps. It would be a nice feature to have QR codes to work with ...
Suggested by: Joseph (07 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 2
In progress User management

Add agent updater registration role

Add a minimal role for registration users for the automatic agent updater.
Suggested by: Dennis Ehmer (27 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 4

SAML2 for existing users (no new creation)

Currently, you can only create new users with SAML2 via EntraID, but not authenticate existing ones (e.g. which are already synchronized via LDAP anyway and the ...
Suggested by: Florian (2 days ago) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration User management

Define user roles and permissions per host group and/or setup folders

This allows to have admin permissions for one set of hosts and viewer permissions on a different set. A set can be defined per host group and/or per setup folder
Suggested by: Thomas Lippert (16 May, '22) Upvoted: 17 Nov Comments: 3
Under consideration User management


Currently it is not possible to configure ldap settings via rest (bind, port, user_dn, group_dn etc.). Please made it available.
Suggested by: Stephan (31 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 15 Nov Comments: 3

Mass editing of User attributes

If you have to add/change/remove attributes for a group of users, it can quickly become very time-consuming. It would be very helpful if you could search for users ...
Suggested by: Lars Sörensen (16 Mar) Upvoted: 09 Nov Comments: 1
Under consideration Usability User management

Add OpenID-Connect support

It would be wishful to have CMK (Enterprise) support OIDC as a federative method next to SAML. Also because some public cloud-services only support(or prefer) ...
Suggested by: Michael Honkoop (10 Nov) Upvoted: 10 Nov Comments: 0
Under consideration User management

LDAP-Connection via STARTTLS

If i had a whish for free... ;-) It would be very nice to have the option to use a LDAP-Connection with STARTTLS for Usersync with LDAP. Some users of checkmk ...
Suggested by: JPT (25 Oct) Upvoted: 25 Oct Comments: 0
Under consideration User management

Better visualization of derived roles

When creating a role by deriving it from an existing one, the role overview shows a column "Modifications", giving the number of permissions deviating from the source ...
Suggested by: joernc (22 Jun) Upvoted: 18 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration Usability User management

Hide Setup rules within folders without permission to users

As of now, Setup folders can be hidden from users, so that hosts within these folders are invisible to them. This does not apply to Setup rules for said hidden ...
Suggested by: Simon Kneuper (23 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration Usability User management

Two-factor authentication via SafeNet 5110+

2FA support support SafeNet 5110+
Suggested by: manjunath Sirsikar (26 Jul) Upvoted: 27 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration User management

Move/Get Debug UI Option as User Profile Option

The Global settings - User interface - Debug Mode Option would be nice as a User Profile Option IMHO. Actually it can switched on/off which applies for all user and ...
Suggested by: dabrain (11 Jul) Upvoted: 16 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration Usability User management

Set time zones user-based

Currently, the time zone for CheckMK is used from the operating system. There should be an option for each user to choose their own time zone.
Suggested by: Lars Gottaut (12 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 22 Jun Comments: 4
Under consideration User management

Support for LDAP via StartTLS

Currently, Checkmk has the option to securely connect to LDAP servers for user sync via “LDAPS”, also known as “LDAP over TLS/SSL”, which can be activated by ticking ...
Suggested by: Malte (23 Feb) Upvoted: 21 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration User management

Allow menu overwrites in user menu

When using non-local users it would be nice to change the links from the user menu to external source for change of password and 2fa config. Allow to set per login ...
Suggested by: Sune Beermann (25 Apr) Upvoted: 06 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration Usability User management

Define "contact group" in "LDAP Connection" like roles

Migrated from the forum. Reference: https://forum.checkmk.com/t/define-contact-group-in-ldap-connection/15249 Currently, to associate “contact groups” with LDAP ...
Suggested by: Robin Gierse (22 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Usability User management

Restrict the permission to create notifications on specific folders

It should be possible to create notifications only for hosts located in folders to which the user is also authorized. In other words, it should not only be possible ...
Suggested by: Hardy (20 May, '22) Upvoted: 27 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Notifications User management

Setup: Users GUI: show users with insecure password in an upper Warning list

Like shown in the update message of (cmk-update-config): 16/29 Check for insecure password hashes, enforce password reset... Please show up the info as upper ...
Suggested by: JPH (23 Feb) Upvoted: 24 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration User management