Werk #254: agent_vsphere: Make handling of spaces in hostnames of ESX configurable

Component Checks & Agents
Title agent_vsphere: Make handling of spaces in hostnames of ESX configurable
Date Jan 9, 2014
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 1.2.5i1
Level Trivial Change
Class New Feature
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

This feature allows to configure how spaces of VMs of ESX should be treated. Hostnames in the monitoring core generally are not allowed to contain spaces. The new option -S (configurable via the WATO rule Check state of VMWare ESX via vSphere) can now set how to handle these spaces:

OptionBehaviour
-S cutThe virtual machines name is cut after the first space
-S underlineAll spaces of this virtual machine are replaced with underline
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