Setting OMSA alerts for storage

Jayson Smuts jayson at
Tue Mar 17 07:33:45 CDT 2009

>>> Stijn van der Ree<s.vanderree at> 3/16/2009 10:38:29 am >>>
Jeff Ewing wrote (03/15/2009 02:50 PM):
> 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

That worked!


Hi Stijn

I tried something like this and the mails come through multiple times for the
event, What is in your /usr/local/bin/omsa_mail script ?

Regards Jayson

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