RAID Monitoring for all 8/9Gs PEs using Nagios Plugin

Adrian Gajan adrian.gajan at
Mon Oct 15 01:50:58 CDT 2007


thanks for solving this issue. As already Patrick mentioned, there was too
old firmware running on that boxes. After RAID FW upgrade is  "State"
showing the right value.


On 10/10/07, Kaj Niemi <kajtzu at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Oct 9, 2007, at 17:21, Adrian Gajan wrote:
> Everything is working fine, but there are a few boxes which reports
> "Non-critical/Degraded" Status instead of "Ok/Online":)
> Executing omreport storage controller shows:
> So, as you can see, both harddrives are online and ok, so why is the
> "omreport storage controller" command showing the array as in "non-critical"
> state? Is it a known bug, is there a way how to fix that?
> Not knowing how long that condition has been going on... but it's possible
> that controller's battery could be in a learning/discharging/charging phase
> which happens roughly every 90 days and takes about 8 hours (from memory).
> It will show up as both global system status and storage global status set
> to non-critical. The alarm should clear by itself after the charging phase
> is done. You can verify that using "omreport storage battery". Assuming you
> have syslog setup, the corresponding lines should also be logged to
> /var/log/messages. I'm not sure what the facility and are, though.
> It could also be that the controller is running an older firmware than
> what the installed OMSA version accepts as known good. I had recent 2950s
> being shipped with 5.0.3 software while the latest was 5.1.1 (also the one
> OMSA wanted). Upgrading the controller firmware made, in that case, the
> alert to clear.  :)
> Kaj
> --
> Kaj J. Niemi
> <kajtzu at>
> +358 45 63 12000

Adrian Gajan
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