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Motherboard Monitor

Description

This connector provides hardware monitoring through Motherboard Monitor version 5.x which supports almost all non-branded PCs under Windows.

Connector ID: MBMNT

Target

Typical platform: Any system with Motherboard Monitor

Operating system: Microsoft Windows

Prerequisites

Leverages: Motherboard Monitor

Technology and protocols: System Commands

This connector is not available for remote hosts (it is applicable to the local host only).

Examples

CLI

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

hws-config.yaml

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

Connector Activation Criteria

The Motherboard 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
  • At least one process for which the command line matches with the regular expression below is running:
    MBM[5-9]\.exe
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: MS_HW_MBMClient.exe
    • Output contains: Connected to MBM (regex)

Metrics

Type Collected Metrics Specific Attributes (Labels)
Enclosure
  • hw.status{hw.type="enclosure",state="present"}
  • model
  • type
  • vendor
Fan
  • hw.fan.limit{limit_type="high.degraded"}
  • hw.fan.speed
  • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="present"}
  • sensor_location
Power Supply
  • hw.status{hw.type="power_supply",state="present"}
    Temperature Sensor
    • hw.status{hw.type="temperature",state="present"}
    • hw.temperature
    • hw.temperature.limit{limit_type="high.degraded"}
    • sensor_location
    Voltage Sensor
    • hw.status{hw.type="voltage",state="present"}
    • hw.voltage
    • hw.voltage.limit{limit_type="high.critical"}
    • hw.voltage.limit{limit_type="low.critical"}
    • sensor_location
    No results.