[Linux-PowerEdge] How to monitor RAID health on PowerEdge from Ubuntu?

SilverTip257 silvertip257 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 11:45:57 CDT 2014


On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 8:15 AM, SilverTip257 <silvertip257 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>  Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:23:38 -0600
>> From: waz0wski <list at mass-distortion.net>
>> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] How to monitor RAID health on PowerEdge
>>         from Ubuntu?
>> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
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>> I don't install/utilize openmanage. I use the MegaCLI tools [1] for
>> checking RAID status.
>>
>
> There's nothing wrong with the MegaCLI tools (certainly a fair bit lighter
> than installing openmanage).
>
> It is possible to use the openmanage tools to check RAID status.
> omreport storage vdisk
> omreport storage vdisk controller=0 vdisk=0
> omreport storage vdisk controller=0 vdisk=1
>
> Also, if the LSI MegaRAID sas_snmp package (from LSI themselves) is
> installed, a script is added to snmpd config.  From there an OID can be
> polled via SNMP to check the health status.
> pass .1.3.6.1.4.1.3582 /usr/sbin/lsi_mrdsnmpmain
>
>
>> Puppet executes MegaCLI and parses a few output strings to put  RAID
>> status in MOTD of nodes,
>>
>
> Nice.
> I'm working off Red Hat systems as opposed to Ubuntu, so I don't have the
> cronjob/motd feature (though it wouldn't be difficult to add).  I'd prefer
> to leave the health status monitoring to the Network Monitoring System
> though.
>
>
>>
>> A cron job is used to run MegaCLI to check RAID health status, and send
>> SNMP traps on certain RAID/disk events to monitoring system (zenoss)
>>
>
> In my environment, Nagios polls the OID listed above for the MegaRAID
> status(es).
>

It would be proper for me to include a link to the Nagios check script...
http://exchange.nagios.org/directory/Plugins/Hardware/Storage-Systems/RAID-Controllers/check_megaraid_sas/details


>
>
>>
>>
>> - [1] http://hwraid.le-vert.net/wiki/DebianPackages
>>
>>
>> On 2014-06-16 12:19, Peng Yu wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/OpenManage
>> >
>> > I see the above link. But I'm not sure if it is still current. I want
>> > to monitor the health of RAID in PowerEdge. Could anybody let me know
>> > what is the best practice on Ubuntu? (I have LTS 14.04)
>>
>>
>
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