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SMI-S Compliant RAID Controller - Linux


This connector provides disk controller monitoring through any SMI-S compliant WBEM provider.

Connector ID: Director52ServeRAIDLinux

This connector is superseded by:

This connector supersedes:


Typical platform: Any system with RAID Controller

Operating systems: Linux, Out-of-Band


Leverages: SMI-S Compliant WBEM Provider

Technology and protocols: WBEM



hws HOSTNAME -t linux -f Director52ServeRAIDLinux --wbem -u USER


- host:
    hostname: <HOSTNAME> # Change with actual host name
    type: linux
  selectedConnectors: [ Director52ServeRAIDLinux ] # Optional, to load only this connector
    protocol: https
    port: 5989
    username: <USERNAME> # Change with actual credentials
    password: <PASSWORD> # Encrypted using hws-encrypt

Connector Activation Criteria

The SMI-S Compliant RAID Controller - Linux connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is Linux or Out-of-Band
  • The WBEM query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: Automatic
    • WQL Query: SELECT Dedicated FROM CIM_ComputerSystem
    • Result contains: \(^30|\)\|\(|30|\)\|\(^3|\)\|\(|3|\)\|\(^2|\)\|\(|2|\) (regex)
  • The WBEM query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: Automatic
    • WQL Query: SELECT Name FROM CIM_DiskDrive


Type Collected Metrics Specific Attributes (Labels)
Disk Controller
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="present"}
  • bios_version
  • driver_version
  • firmware_version
  • model
  • serial_number
  • vendor
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="present"}
    Logical Disk, RAID
    • hw.logical_disk.limit
    • hw.status{hw.type="logical_disk",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="logical_disk",state="present"}
    • raid_level
    Physical Disk
    • hw.physical_disk.size
    • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="present"}
    • serial_number
    • vendor
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