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Werk #6496: check_mk_agent.linux: Moved piggybacked docker container sections to plugin 'mk_docker_container_piggybacked'

ComponentChecks & Agents
Titlecheck_mk_agent.linux: Moved piggybacked docker container sections to plugin 'mk_docker_container_piggybacked'
Date2018-09-12 10:41:19
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1,1.5.0p5
LevelTrivial Change
ClassBug Fix
CompatibilityIncompatible - Manual interaction might be required

In order to monitor docker containers the check_mk_agent collects the following information of each docker container as piggyback data:

  • The state, node name, labels and network information
  • Execution of the check_mk_agent within running containers

Moreover you have to create piggybacked hosts in Check_MK for each docker container. The piggybacked host name is the docker container ID.

Due to a long running time of these sections they are transferred to the plugin mk_docker_container_piggybacked which also can be executed asynchronously.

That means that these sections were removed from the check_mk_agent and you have to install the plugin to the plugins folder on the client.