New Check_MK beta release 1.5.0b3

Dear friends of Check_MK,

the new beta release 1.5.0b3 of Check_MK is ready for download.

This test release ships with 47 changes affecing all editions of Check_MK,
2 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 0 Managed Services Edition specific changes.

This release will be in active maintaintenance until 2018-06-08.
The passive maintenance will be until 2018-07-08. For details take
a look at the Check_MK versions chapter of the Check_MKhandbook.

Changes in all Check_MK Editions:

* 5809 New Web API Call: delete_hosts, allows to delete multiple hosts at once
* 6056 Analyze configuration: Test for old omdadmin default credentials
* 5996 FIX: Fixed lookup of management protocol and credentials
* 6051 FIX: Analyze configuration: Fix livestatus test with Nagios core
* 6050 FIX: Analyze configuration: Execute CMC specific tests only with CMC

User interface:
* 6040 FIX: if: Fixed interface graphs for some hosts when using the raw edition
* 5808 FIX: Quicksearch: Searching for groups did not always return full results
* 6059 FIX: “All Services with this description” view: Shows services of all sites now

Other components:
* 6055 FIX: Updated Python to 2.7.15

* 6053 FIX: Fixed sync after user notification rule changes

HW/SW inventory:
* 5994 FIX: inv_if: Fixed failing scan function if device returns no data for OID ‘.’
* 6047 FIX: docker_node_info: Fix crash in case docker process is not running

Event console:
* 6011 FIX: Fixed host name translation via regexes in the EC

Core & setup:
* 6046 Improved execution time of e.g. service discovery
* 6063 FIX: Special agents: Remove unreplaced macros from special agent command lines
* 6061 FIX: Real time checks: Improved log messages in case of invalid messages
* 6044 FIX: Nagios: Fixed crash when discovered checks were disabled
* 6038 FIX: Nagios: Fixed IP address resolution of dual stack hosts
* 6042 FIX: Nagios: Fix processing of service output containing special characters
* 6036 FIX: Fixed broken IP lookup in Check_MK service when using Nagios core
* 6037 FIX: Fixed broken “Primary IP address family” rule set
* 6043 FIX: Fixed HW/SW inventory marking discovered services as vanished
* 6041 FIX: Discovery: Exceptions during discovery produce crash reports again
* 6060 FIX: Clusters: Add missing custom variable containing the node names

Checks & agents:
* 5924 Windows: Use WMI for process monitoring by default
* 5805 FIX: windows services: service discovery was unable to ignore disabled rules
* 6000 FIX: statgrab_mem: Missing data caused UnboundLocalError
* 6006 FIX: pvecm_nodes, pvecm_status: Now supports Proxmox VE Cluster versions greater equal 3
* 6001 FIX: ps.include: Checks crashed if parameters ‘Levels on CPU utilization of a single process’ or ‘Enable per-process details in long-output’ are used
* 6074 FIX: postgres_sessions: Missing information about ‘idle’ or ‘active’ sessions means zero which is never shown
* 6070 FIX: oracle_locks: Fixed missing include which caused the NameError ‘oracle_handle_ora_errors’ is not defined
* 6069 FIX: netextreme_fan: Fixed crash if no speed information is sent from device
* 6005 FIX: hp_procurve_cpu: Fixed invalid parameter format
* 6007 FIX: etherbox.temp: Fixed another UnicodeDecodeError
* 6071 FIX: emcvnx_sp_util: Fixed UnboundLocalError ‘busy_ticks’ referenced before assignment
* 6048 FIX: docker_node_info.containers: Fixed crash when daemon is not running
* 6049 FIX: docker_node_disk_usage: Fixed crash when docker process is not running
* 6045 FIX: df: Disable for docker containers
* 6008 FIX: df.include: Fixed possibly missing parameter ‘Show reserved space’
* 6004 FIX: dell_compellent_folder: Fixed forgotten include file ‘size_trend.include’
* 6002 FIX: cisco_asa_failover: If a failover occurs the check goes WARN as the related manpage describes.
* 6062 FIX: checkpoint_ha_status: Workaround devices reporting wrong state information
* 5998 FIX: check_mk_agent.aix: Fixed parameter substitution for environment variables MK_LIBDIR,MK_CONFDIR and MK_VARDIR
* 5997 FIX: brocade_sys: Fixed missing data handling which caused IndexError
* 6039 FIX: Nagios: Fixed monitoring of cluster hosts and nodes
* 6003 FIX: HW/SW inventory: Fixed TypeError if any inventory hooks are executed
* 5993 FIX: Fixed execution of management board checks

Changes in the Check_MK Enterprise Edition:

Checks & agents:
* 5925 FIX: Use 10 min default timeout for Windows updates plugin

Agent bakery:
* 6052 FIX: Show “Agent updates” context menu only for permitted users

Changes in the Check_MK Managed Services Edition:


You can download Check_MK from our download page:

Please mail bug reports and qualified feedback to
We greatly thank you for using Check_MK and wish you a successful monitoring,

Your Check_MK Team

Mathias Kettner GmbH
Kellerstraße 29, 81667 München, Germany
Registergericht: Amtsgericht München, HRB 165902
Geschäftsführer: Mathias Kettner
Tel. +49 89 1890 435-0
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