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Oracle/Sun Solaris - mpathadm

Connector file name: MS_HW_SunMpathadm.hdf


This connector provides the monitoring of LUNs on all Solaris 10.2 or later systems through the mpathadm utility.


Typical platform: Any system with mpathadm

Operating system: Oracle Solaris


Leverages: Solaris Mpathadm utility

Technology and protocols: System Commands

This connector requires advanced privileges on the managed host for the command below:

  • /usr/sbin/mpathadm

This connector therefore needs to run as root or you need to configure a privilege-escalation mechanism like sudo on the managed host to allow the monitoring account to run the command listed above.

Sample of /etc/sudoers to allow the above command to be run as root by the patrol account:

patrol ALL=(root) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/mpathadm

Connector Activation Criteria

The Oracle/Sun Solaris - mpathadm connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: /usr/sbin/mpathadm list lu
    • Output contains: /dev/rdsk (regex)


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Storage System Name
  • Device Type
  • Local Device Name
  • Available Path Count
  • Available Path Information
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