poweredge hardware monitoring

pzero pzero at hotpop.com
Wed Mar 2 11:04:01 CST 2005


Would you be so kind to share your Nagios plugins for Dell servers HW 
monitoring with the list?

Thanks in advance.

On 3/1/05 11:55 PM, Lewis Getschel wrote:
> Hello All-
>   I'm new to this list (I've been lurking a week or so now <smirk>)
>   Another alternative for monitoring systems is a monitoring program 
> called Nagios (www.nagios.org). (Although, if you only have a few 
> systems, this could be overkill)
> There is a pretty steep learning curve, but it is a great system. I'm 
> using it to monitor a mixed environment of windows and linux. 512 
> poweredge 1550's (yeah, they're old, but still work), 17 2650's, (the 
> 2650's each have 4 powervault 220s), 400+ linux boxes plus assorted 
> switches,routers, printers etc. Short scripts called 'plugins' expand 
> it's functionality. (I wrote one so that I can now monitor each of the 
> individual drives in all the powervaults on my windows 2k servers (68 
> vaults) , and get notified when one PV 'decides' to change a drive from 
> 'online' to 'ready' and rebuilds itself, I'm still working on a linux 
> version though).
>   Just my 2 cents.
> Lewis

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