[CentOS] Automated LSI card management.

Tue Dec 3 23:40:01 UTC 2013
Grant Keller <gkeller at corp.sonic.net>

On 11/27/2013 04:49 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 11/27/2013 3:56 PM, Grant Keller wrote:
>> I am trying to come up with a way to auto add new servers deployed with
>> LSI raid cards to the MegaRaid Software management server. From the gui,
>> it looks like I can add them by IP manually, or have the control server
>> scan for hosts with the MegaRaid client software, which only works if
>> the host is on the same network. Anybody ever work with this software
>> and done something like this?
> I've never found any value in using that megaraid management server, I 
> just use megacli on the target system.

While that makes sense, I find the megacli utility to be a very poorly
done program from a users perspective. The Management server would also
be used for the alerts that it generates, and would save me the time of
writing monitoring scripts.

Grant Keller
Sonic.net System Operations