Setting OMSA alerts for storage

Jeff Ewing jewing at
Sun Mar 15 08:50:10 CDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 05:43:13PM +0100, Stijn van der Ree wrote:

> Hello list,
> I have a few 2950's running CentOS 5.2. I installed OMSA and it is working 
> without problems. I can see all info, including storage info in the 
> web-interface and on the commandline.
> Now I'm setting some alerts with omconfig, like this:
> $ omconfig system alertaction event=voltfail 
> execappath="/usr/local/bin/omsa_mail"
> This is working fine (and I can see the alerts are set in the webinterface). 
> But when trying with the storage options (pdiskwarn, pdiskfail, vdiskwarn 
> etc) it shows me:
> Error! Hardware subsystem reports command failed.
> I'm also missing these entries in the webinterface.
> Does anyone know how I can activate alerts for storage?
> Thanks in advance.

I had a problem like this, resolved by re-installing the storage rpms: stop
rpm -e srvadmin-storageservices srvadmin-storage srvadmin-all
yum install srvadmin-storageservices start


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