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Werk #5924: Windows: Use WMI for process monitoring by default

ComponentChecks & Agents
TitleWindows: Use WMI for process monitoring by default
Date2018-05-08 15:00:07
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1,1.5.0b3
LevelTrivial Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

The option use_wmi has been available as an 'experimental' feature for the section ps of the Windows agent since release 1.2.7i3. The default setting has still been to use the 'native' WinAPI for obtaining process information. As the native way seems to fail to obtain information about all desired processes at times and the WMI option seems to be working without significant problems, the default value of the option is now changed to 'yes'.