[Check_mk (english)] Distributed monitoring - cannot authenticate to web service

Paul Dott pauldott at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 01:09:31 CET 2019

Hi Alan,

Double check the multisite-url, url prefix and other settings in the
distributed monitoring configuration. Also is the new Slave of a newer
version than the Master? That can cause some headaches.

Also perhaps a local firewall issue on the new slave. selinux, iptables,
firewalld etc.


On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 5:55 PM Lists <lists at murrell.ca> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a master site with several slave sites already added.  I am trying
> to add another slave site but am unable to log in.  When I create the slave
> site in my master then click the "login" button, I get the following
> message:
> --- START ---
> Cannot connect to remote site: Authentication to web service failed.
> Message:
> Check_MK Multisite Login 1.2.8p20 Username: Password: Invalid credentials.
> Version: 1.2.8p20 - © Mathias KettnerYou can use, modify and
> distribute Check_MK under the terms of the GNU GPL Version 2.
> --- END ---
> If I go to the check_mk URL of the slave site directly, I get prompted for
> login credentials.  I am entering the *exact* same credentials I am
> entering when I try to log in with on the distributed monitoring settings
> (when I click the "login" button) and I am able to log in no problem.
> I cannot seem to figure this out.  Any help greatly appreciated.
> Regards,
> Alan
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