[Check_mk (english)] "ESX"-checks not appearing on Citrix 7 Workers

Thomas Wittmann tom.teel at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 11:56:36 CEST 2016

Oh well, i forgot to mention: i always add the hosts as "SERVER" not as
"server". Could the be the cause? I.e. should i add them as server so
piggyback trnaslates it into "SERVER"?

2016-07-01 11:50 GMT+02:00 Thomas Wittmann <tom.teel at gmail.com>:

> Hi Andreas
> the workers' subfolders in the piggyback directory only show the delivery
> controllers, all other VMs have the vCenter in it, too. Even the ESX hosts,
> which have the two delivery controllers and the vCenter. The only
> difference i saw is that in vCenter the workers' DNS names are shown as
> server.dns.name, whereas all other VMs i checked have SERVER.dns.name.
> But i already have a rule which says: convert names to uppercase.
> Tom
> 2016-06-29 18:46 GMT+02:00 Andreas Döhler <andreas.doehler at gmail.com>:
>> Hi Thomas,
>> have a look at the following directory inside your site
>> /omd/sites/<sitename>/tmp/check_mk/piggyback/ the folder names there be the
>> same spelling as the hosts inside your monitoring.
>> If there are some problems with upper or lower case then you need to
>> check your piggyback rules if the case translation is correctly set.
>> Best regards
>> Andreas
>> Thomas Wittmann <tom.teel at gmail.com> schrieb am Di., 28. Juni 2016 um
>> 15:14 Uhr:
>>> Hi
>>> at a customers site i have the following setup:
>>> -CMK 1.2.6p16cre
>>> -Citrix 7
>>> -VMware vSphere 6
>>> I installed the citrix_farm.ps1 plugin on the two delivery controllers
>>> and everything works perfectly, i.e. the controllers deliver theier data,
>>> and the ESXi hosts and workers deliver their resprective data via
>>> piggyback. But i recognised that on all workers (and only on them, 6
>>> windows servers out of about 60 VMs), the 8 ESX checks (CPU, memory, tools,
>>> snapshot..) are missing.
>>> What i can't do:
>>> -update to newest version (not yet)
>>> -experiment with the workers (i.e. removing the plugin or fooling around
>>> with the piggyback rule)
>>> The delivery controllers (as any other VM) have their ESX checks.
>>> Has anyone made a similar experience or can test it?
>>> Tom
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