Monitor disks behind Dell RAID controllers without OpenManage

Posted: August 9th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Linux, Storage | No Comments »

When one runs non-RHEL linux on modern Dell servers, disk monitoring is a bit of a challenge. Dell’s OpenManage is a fine tool, but it cannot be run on non-RHEL versions of linux. So, how can one monitor health of hard drives when OpenManage is not an option?

An actual approach depends on the storage controller in use on the server.
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