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Werk #1093: windows agent: performance counter can now be specified by name

ComponentChecks & Agents
Titlewindows agent: performance counter can now be specified by name
Date2014-07-31 10:13:26
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.2.5i6
LevelTrivial Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

It is no longer required to set a performance counter id in the check_mk.ini file

counters = 10332:msx_queues

You can now use the counter name instead

counters = MSExchangeTransport Queues:msx_queues

Note: Keep in mind that this name depends on you system language.
If available, the windows agent tries to find the counter name in the registry key.
SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Perflib\\CurrentLanguage

If this key is missing, the english language key is used as fallback
SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Perflib\\009