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Checkmk - The official handbook

Checkmk Manual
Last updated: February 2 2017

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Welcome to the official handbook for Checkmk, your complete IT monitoring solution.

Checkmk is available in several editions. The  Checkmk Raw Edition is free and 100% open-source. The  Checkmk Enterprise Edition includes several additional features and professional support from the authors, billed annually. A demo version is freely available for testing the Enterprise Edition in a non-production environment.

Checkmk can be installed on Linux servers via DEB and RPM packages found on our Download page. The Enterprise Edition is also available as a virtual or physical appliance. The following short installation guides show how you can easily set up Checkmk and begin monitoring.