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Werk #1111: vCenter monitoring: greatly improved performance (at least 40 times faster)

Component Checks & Agents
Title vCenter monitoring: greatly improved performance (at least 40 times faster)
Date Sep 12, 2014
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 1.2.5i6
Level Major Change
Class New Feature
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

The pysphere API is no longer used when monitoring ESX vCenter systems. We are now using much simpler tools to evaluate the vCenter response instead, thus saving quite a lot of cpu time. Depending on the number of ESX Hosts and virtualmachines you will see a performance increase by a factor of 40-200.

Note:
If the "Compatibility mode" is set in WATO the old "pysphere" version is still being used. This option remains for older ( To the list of all Werks