Werk #12317: Windows agent reinstalls Python module instantly

Komponente Checks & agents
Titel Windows agent reinstalls Python module instantly
Datum 16.03.2021
Checkmk-Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk-Version 2.1.0i1 2.0.0p2
Level Bedeutende Änderung
Klasse Neues Feature
Kompatibilität Kompatibel - benötigt kein manuelles Eingreifen

Previously, automatic update of the Windows agent with Python module installed has lead to long delays in the monitoring - up to few minutes, because the installation of the Python module requires a lot of CPU time.

Since this release the problem is solved. Windows agent instead of the uninstalling of the Python module in it's uninstallation phase, moves the module to the temporary cache. If incoming installation of the Windows agent uses the same version og Python module, then Python module will be moved from cache to the ProgramData directory. If the versions are different, then old method will be used, i.e. full installation.

Because changing of the version of the Python module happens very rarely, the usual update of the Windows agent requires no more than few seconds.

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