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Werk #1111: vCenter monitoring: greatly improved performance (at least 40 times faster)

ComponentChecks & Agents
TitlevCenter monitoring: greatly improved performance (at least 40 times faster)
Date2014-09-12 12:48:26
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.2.5i6
LevelMajor Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

The pysphere API is no longer used when monitoring ESX vCenter systems. We are now using much simpler tools to evaluate the vCenter response instead, thus saving quite a lot of cpu time. Depending on the number of ESX Hosts and virtualmachines you will see a performance increase by a factor of 40-200.

Note:
If the "Compatibility mode" is set in WATO the old "pysphere" version is still being used. This option remains for older (<5.0) ESX versions.