Werk #706: EMC VNX: special agent can alternatively authenticate via security files

Component Checks & Agents
Title EMC VNX: special agent can alternatively authenticate via security files
Date Mar 20, 2014
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 1.2.5i1
Level Trivial Change
Class New Feature
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

If you leave user name and password empty, the special agent tries to authenticate against the EMC VNX device by Security Files. These need to be created manually before using. Therefor run as instance user (if using OMD) or Nagios user (if not using OMD) a command like naviseccli -AddUserSecurity -scope 0 -password PASSWORD -user USER This creates SecuredCLISecurityFile.xml and SecuredCLIXMLEncrypted.key in the home directory of the user and these files are used then.

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