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Is anyone aware of a plugin for Nagios that will report on the status of the RAID controller on dell Workstations, primarily Dell Precision Workstations, T3400 & T3500?

I'm currently using this plugin, which works fine with Servers, but not workstations, which report unknown for disk status (along with a number of other things). It does pick up something, like Chassis intrusion.

Alternatively, I can probably adapt this script if I can get the OID's for the Dell arrays in these machines, however I'm having a hard time locating these.

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What I usually do for OIDs I don't know is snmpwalk the host and then look on for the vendor specific MIBs. Take a look at the Dell MIBs and see if anything on their list matches your snmpwalk – Ben Pilbrow Mar 17 '11 at 18:49
Which model raid controller is it? What OS are the workstations running? – sciurus Mar 17 '11 at 19:59
@sciurus These are all Windows 7 Machines. The T3500's are running the SAS6/iR Intergrated SAS Controller, will have to check the T3400's tomorrow. – Sam Mar 17 '11 at 21:33
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Take a look at one of the PERC specific plugins (or whatever RAID controller you have), you should be able to look at the dell open manage MIBs and figure out what the OIDs are. You'll need to install them in the right place so your nagios servers' snmpd can grok them anyway most likely. I do believe Open manage will send traps about pretty much any of the hardware in a Dell server.

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