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Werk #7214: Interface checks: Introduce scan function API

ComponentChecks & Agents
TitleInterface checks: Introduce scan function API
Date2019-03-08 09:23:35
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1
LevelTrivial Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityIncompatible - Manual interaction might be required

In the past conflicting check plugins with services called "Interface " could lead to a "duplicate services" warning on the discovery page.

To avoid this issue in the future, an API is now provided:

If you add a new "Interface "- service, please add register the scan function by decorating it with the line @network_interface_scan_registry.register. The matching devices will then be automatically excluded from the generic if and if64 check plugins.