Werk #1831: diskstat: detect multipath devices and handle them instead of the physical paths

Component Checks & agents
Title diskstat: detect multipath devices and handle them instead of the physical paths
Date Jan 5, 2015
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 1.2.7i1
Level Prominent Change
Class New Feature
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

The Linux Disk IO check now uses the information about the Multipathing if available and the drops single checks for the various sdXY devices of the paths and instead adds checks for the resulting multipath devices.

That drastically reduces the number of services and displays more useful information at the same time.

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