How can I monitor the status of the hard disks and the RAIDs of an HP Proliant server using Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 10.04 I could use the cciss-vol-status to query the RAID status periodically but cciss-vol0-status doesn't work on 12.04 anymore. In 12.04 there are no /proc/driver/cciss or /dev/cciss directories.
Grrr... Ubuntu. :)
What type of HP ProLiant server is this? (model and generation, please)
Your drive device will vary depending on your Smart Array controller. With the move from G5 to G6 servers, the HP RAID controller driver changed from the legacy CCISS driver to the new HPSA driver. With the newer driver, you won't see the CCISS block driver... Devices will be
Regardless, your key to monitoring Smart Array RAID controllers is to install the HP Management Agents. At the very least, you'll want the
That' more of a comprehensive approach that can generate SNMP traps and nifty email alerts. In order to just get the RAID configuration and management software, pull the
You may need to also
From there, you can use some common
You can also use repos as written here: http://sysadmin.te.ua/linux/hpraid-monitoring.html
This repo has almost all raid monitoring utils for all type of raids! Regards.