Werk #11391: Redis agent plugin now supports databases listening on unix sockets

Component Checks & Agents
Title Redis agent plugin now supports databases listening on unix sockets
Date Sep 8, 2020
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 2.0.0i1
Level Trivial Change
Class New Feature
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

The Redis agent plugin is extendend to support instances listening on unix sockets. They must be explicitly declared on the configuration file, auto-detect feature of the agent does not work in this case. An example of how to define an instance use the socket file as a HOST and then port must be labled unix-socket.

/etc/check_mk/mk_redis.cfg
REDIS_INSTANCES=(MY_socket_Redis)
REDIS_HOST_MY_socket_Redis="/var/redis/redis.sock"
REDIS_PORT_MY_socket_Redis="unix-socket"
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