Werk #10975: Support local files in Agent Bakery
|Title||Support local files in Agent Bakery|
|Date||Mar 17, 2020|
|Checkmk Editon||Checkmk Enterprise (CEE)|
|Compatibility||Compatible - no manual interaction needed|
The agent bakery now recognizes files placed under the local hierachy of the Checkmk site and packages them as a replacement for the corresponding non-local/builtin-files.
Previously, this feature was available for some files like "custom-files" or the agent itself. Now this holds true for all files that get packaged into the baked agent package.
For example, if you want to replace a plugin file, that is located at
~/share/check_mk/agents/plugins/my_plugin, you would place your own version at
Additionally, the agent bakery watches all files that are relevant for a package and will invalidate the current package upon changes in file size, modification date, or file permissions, resulting in a newly baked package with new agent hash on bake request. This is visible by an orange-colored "Bake agents" button at the agent bakery.
Especially, if a file is added to the local hierarchy as a replacement for a builtin-file, this will be recognized as a file change and result in a new package on bake request.
Please note: Some files will get renamed by the bake process, e.g. the source file
check_mk_agent.linux will result in
check_mk_agent in the final agent package. In order to get a local file packaged, you always have to place your local file using the source name (Here: