[CentOS] Dell PERC H800 commandline RAID monitoring tools

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Mon Mar 7 20:57:30 UTC 2011

2011/3/7 Dr. Ed Morbius <dredmorbius at gmail.com>:
> We're looking for tools to be used in monitoring the PERC H800 arrays on
> a set of database servers running CentOS 5.5.
> We've installed most of the OMSA (Dell monitoring) suite.
> Our current alerting is happening through SNMP, though it's a bit hit or
> miss (we apparently missed a couple of earlier predictive failure alerts
> on one drive).
> OMSA conflicts with mega-cli, though we may find that the latter is the
> more useful package.  Both are pretty byzantine, the Dell stuff simply
> doesn't have docs (in particular: docs on how to interpret the omconfig
> log output).
> Ideally we'd like something which could be run as a Nagios plugin or
> cron job providing information on RAID status and/or possible disk
> errors.  Probably both, actually.

if your system supports omreport (comes with omsa) then this is good solution:


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