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Libre Hardware Monitor

Description

This connector provides the hardware monitoring of Processors, Temperatures, Fans, Voltages, GPU, Memory Modules, Physical Disk of a computer.

Connector ID: LibreHardwareMonitor

Target

Typical platform: Any Windows system

Operating system: Microsoft Windows

Prerequisites

Leverages: Libre Hardware Monitor

Technology and protocols: WMI

Examples

CLI

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

hws-config.yaml

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

Connector Activation Criteria

The Libre Hardware Monitor connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is Microsoft Windows
  • The WMI query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: root\LibreHardwareMonitor
    • WQL Query: SELECT Name FROM WMINET_InstrumentedAssembly

Metrics

Type Collected Metrics Specific Attributes (Labels)
Enclosure
  • hw.status{hw.type="enclosure",state="present"}
  • model
  • type
  • vendor
Processor
  • hw.cpu.speed
  • hw.energy{hw.type="cpu"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="cpu",state="present"}
  • model
Fan
  • hw.fan.speed
  • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="present"}
    GPU
    • hw.energy{hw.type="gpu"}
    • hw.gpu.io.receive
    • hw.gpu.io.transmit
    • hw.gpu.memory.limit
    • hw.gpu.memory.utilization
    • hw.gpu.utilization
    • hw.gpu.utilization{task="decoder"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="gpu",state="present"}
    • vendor
    Memory Module
    • hw.memory.limit
    • hw.status{hw.type="memory",state="present"}
      Physical Disk
      • hw.physical_disk.endurance_utilization{state="remaining"}
      • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="present"}
      • vendor
      Temperature Sensor
      • hw.status{hw.type="temperature",state="present"}
      • hw.temperature
      • hw.temperature.limit{limit_type="high.critical"}
      • hw.temperature.limit{limit_type="high.degraded"}
      • sensor_location
      Voltage Sensor
      • hw.status{hw.type="voltage",state="present"}
      • hw.voltage
      • sensor_location
      No results.