Checkmk 2.0 is here! See what's new.

Werk #2205: check_icmp: new option for pinging the host alias or an explicity address

Component Checks & Agents
Title check_icmp: new option for pinging the host alias or an explicity address
Date Apr 20, 2015
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 1.2.7i1
Level Trivial Change
Class New Feature
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

If you use the rule set Check hosts with PING (ICMP Echo Request) for adding an ICMP check to a host you can now decide to now use the host's IP address as PING target but also the host's alias or even an explicit IP address or DNS name.

To the list of all Werks