Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When you run several 100 windows servers and even business systems, what is a good option for monitoring hard disks and checking for bad sectors?

Are there applications out there that can send e-mail reports with enough information to know what computer or server is having the issues?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

With that many servers, you should already have some sort of centralized monitoring solution already in place. You should investigate that solution supporting your server vendor's monitoring interface, i.e. HP Insight, Dell OpenManage, etc., because that will yield the most reliable and most useful information.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.