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MegaCLI Managed RAID Controllers

Connector file name: MS_HW_SunMegaCli.hdf

This connector supersedes:

Description

Provides the monitoring of LSI RAID controllers in Oracle/Sun Solaris systems, and in IBM servers with EXP3000 external bays. This connector relies on MegaCli.

Target

Typical platform: Any system with LSI MegaCli

Operating systems: Oracle Solaris, Linux

Prerequisites

Leverages: MegaCli (LSI) managed RAID card

Technology and protocols: System Commands

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

  • MegaCli

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: MegaCli

Connector Activation Criteria

The MegaCLI Managed RAID Controllers 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
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: MegaCli -v -NoLog
    • Output contains: Exit Code: 0x00 (regex)
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: MegaCli -AdpAllInfo -aALL -NoLog
    • Output contains: Exit Code: 0x00 (regex)
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: MegaCli -PDList -aALL -NoLog
    • Output contains: Exit Code: 0x00 (regex)

Monitors

Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
Disk Controller (MS_HW_DISKCONTROLLER)
  • BIOS Version
  • Firmware Version
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Battery Status
Logical Disk, RAID (MS_HW_LOGICALDISK)
  • RAID Level
  • Size
  • Status
Physical Disk (MS_HW_PHYSICALDISK)
  • Additional Information 1
  • Model
  • Size
  • Type
  • Status
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