[Check_mk (english)] Using VMWare ESX via vSphere data source, Virtual Machine Snapshot parameters not being picked up?

Mario Garcia mariog at absi.be
Thu Oct 8 12:16:36 CEST 2015


I assumed the VM was already monitored.

I really would have liked if there was a way to detect the old snapshots
per hostsystem instead of vm...there are many vm we do not need to monitor
but still do not want to have very old snapshots .

On 8 October 2015 at 10:20, Thomas Wittmann <tom.teel at gmail.com> wrote:

> You have to add the VM in monitoring too. Only vSphere Datacenter nor host
> is sufficient enough. As soon as the VM is added (and piggyback transaltion
> is correct a smentioned by Mario before), you see this per VM:
> [image: Inline-Bild 1]
>
> 2015-10-07 17:09 GMT+02:00 Mario Garcia <mariog at absi.be>:
>
>> you need to make sure your host has exactly the same name than the VM in
>> the esx
>>
>> you have just to rename the host so that it matches the vm name or create
>> a rule and  use Hostname translation for piggybacked hosts...just search
>> for piggy in the rules in wato.
>>
>>
>> On 7 October 2015 at 16:41, Mirza Dedic <mirde at oppy.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I am running check_mk RAW 1.2.6p5, trying to get alerts on VMs that have
>>> old snapshots.
>>>
>>> CMK is monitoring my VMware cluster via the "Check state of VMWare ESX
>>> via vSphere" WATO Datasource Program, it works great..
>>>
>>> I tried to configure the "Virtual Machine Snapshot" WATO parameters and
>>> applied them, re-inventoried my ESXi hosts and it found nothing... and I
>>> know a few VMs have old snapshots..
>>>
>>> Is there something I am missing?
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>>
>>
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>


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Mario Garcia
ABSI NV | System Engineer
Humaniteitslaan 224 - Bld de l'Humanité - 1190 Bruxelles
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