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Werk #5806: Periodic service discovery: Fixed scenario where process could get stuck

ComponentChecks & Agents
TitlePeriodic service discovery: Fixed scenario where process could get stuck
Date2018-05-08 11:16:32
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1,1.5.0b7
LevelTrivial Change
ClassBug Fix
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

The process discovery (cmk --discover-marked-hosts) triggered by the cronjob had no timeout handling implemented. The python process could get stuck if the connection to the remote host was never closed. This could consume lots of memory over time, since the discovery process is triggered every 5 minutes.