[Check_mk Announce] New Check_MK beta release 1.5.0b7

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Dear friends of Check_MK,

the new beta release 1.5.0b7 of Check_MK is ready for download.
This test release ships with 20 changes affecing all editions of Check_MK,
5 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 0 Managed Services Edition specific changes.

This release will be in active maintenance until 2018-07-15.
The passive maintenance will be until 2018-08-14. For details take
a look at the Check_MK versions chapter of the Check_MK handbook.

To focus on the 1.5 beta feedback we have created a dedicated mail address:


All mails to this address will be used to improve the 1.5 and are
completely free of charge.

Changes in all Check_MK Editions:

* 5822 FIX: WATO Web-API set_ruleset: Now able to delete complete rulesets from folders
* 5819 FIX: Host DNS names may include underscores again
* 5821 FIX: Fixed exception during configuration changes
* 5815 FIX: Background Job/User synchronization: Fixed text encoding bug / Fixed incorrect exception message

User interface:
* 6114 Add a analyze configuration rule for ESX

HW/SW inventory:
* 5995 FIX: Status data inventory: Fixed fetching client data once more

Core & setup:
* 6186 FIX: Fixed crash of Check_MK service on counter wraps in parse functions (e.g. MKCounterWrapped: WMI query timed out)

Checks & agents:
* 6113 FIX: winperf_processor, esx_vsphere_hostsystem.cpu_usage: shift duplicate service detection from the special agent to the check
* 6134 FIX: sap_hana_full_backup: Fixed crash if backup is running
* 5813 FIX: mk_oracle.ps1: temporary files are no longer written to c:\windows\system32
* 6132 FIX: ipmi_sensors.include: Treat states ‘S0G0’ (System full operational, working) and ‘System Restart’ as ‘OK’
* 6221 FIX: emc_datadomain_disks: Fix crash caused by missing busy data
* 6220 FIX: df: Fix crashing check for vanished filesystems
* 6131 FIX: brocade_fcport: Fixed wrong look up of indices which might lead to stale services
* 6190 FIX: Win-agent: prevent unsigned integer overflow in process uptime
* 5817 FIX: The “Check for correct version of Check_MK agent” rule no longer applies to datasource programs
* 5806 FIX: Periodic service discovery: Fixed scenario where process could get stuck
* 5814 FIX: Fixed missing clustered snmp services on cluster hosts
* 5818 FIX: Fixed “unknown agent version” message in Check_MK check, shown by cluster hosts
* 5816 FIX: Check parse_function is no longer called multiple times if there are several subchecks for the same section

Changes in the Check_MK Enterprise Edition:

* 5824 FIX: Agent Bakery: Fixed missing baked packages

User interface:
* 5823 New Feature: SLA reporting

* 6012 FIX: Fixed CMC crash for malformed rrddata queries.

Core & setup:
* 6013 FIX: Correctly ignore downtimes for vanished hosts/services.

Agent bakery:
* 5277 cmk-update-agent: Add support for proxy servers

Changes in the Check_MK Managed Services Edition:


You can download Check_MK from our download page:
* http://mathias-kettner.de/check_mk_download.html

Please mail bug reports and qualified feedback to feedback@check-mk.org.
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
Fax. +49 89 1890 435-29

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