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Werk #10687: Windows Agent may stop processes that interfere with plugin installation

ComponentChecks & Agents
TitleWindows Agent may stop processes that interfere with plugin installation
Date2020-02-14 12:51:38
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0p9,1.7.0i1
LevelTrivial Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

Previously in some rare cases, a plugin running in background could interfere Agent install routine blocking plugin copy. As a result such plugin, usually cmk-update-agent.exe, might disappear after installation.

Now the problem has been addressed. If the Windows Agent cannot create a well-known plugin, it will try to stop the Windows process usiing the name of the plugin.

Well-known plugins are cmk-update-agent.exe, mk_logwatch.exe and mk_jolokia.exe