One way would be to push data from your android device to a central site, 
such as a webserver.
Have check_mk pull the data from the webserver.


Gr
Frank

On 8 August 2017 at 10:35, marco Ribero <spam.marco.s...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm the author of an Android app which acts as agent for Android devices. 
> ( https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mrm.marco.probeomd )
>
> Actually, check_mk server can query android devices only when they are on 
> the same local network(or VPN).
>
> I'm thinking about how to allow check_mk server to interact with android 
> devices when they're not on the same network. The main problem is that the 
> connection is established by check_mk server, not by the agent (in that 
> case, it would be sufficient to know the public IP of check_mk server and 
> add few rules on firewall).
>
> Some possible strategies:
> - establish a VPN connection between androdi device and check_mk server. 
> It requires a VPN connection always available, lot of configurations..
> - use SNMP traps in order to send data from android device to check_mk 
> server, but it requires lot of efforts (actually I'm providing a check_mk 
> agent, not an SNMP agent)
>
> Have any suggestion about how to overcome this problem.
>
> Thanks for your support,
> Marco Ribero
>
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