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Fusion ioDrive (fio-status)


This connector monitors the Fusion ioDrive accelerator card.

Connector ID: FusionIO


Typical platform: Any system with Fusion IO

Operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Oracle Solaris


Leverages: fio-status CLI utility

Technology and protocols: System Commands

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

  • fio-status

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 hwsagent account:

hwsagent ALL=(root) NOPASSWD: fio-status



hws HOSTNAME -t win -f FusionIO --wmi -u USER


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

Connector Activation Criteria

The Fusion ioDrive (fio-status) connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is Oracle Solaris or Linux or Microsoft Windows
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: fio-status -h
    • Output contains: usage: fio-status (regex)
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: fio-status
    • Output contains: fct (regex)


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"}
  • model
Physical Disk
  • hw.physical_disk.size
  • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="present"}
  • info
  • model
  • serial_number
Temperature Sensor
  • hw.status{hw.type="temperature",state="present"}
  • hw.temperature
  • hw.temperature.limit{limit_type="high.critical"}
    Voltage Sensor
    • hw.status{hw.type="voltage",state="present"}
    • hw.voltage
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