P1017 - MS_HW_SmartMonLinux.hdfAug 19, 2006
Hardware Sentry connector for SmartMon Tools
Should you install this patch?
Apply this patch if you are using Hardware Sentry on a Linux server with S.M.A.R.T.-capable SCSI, IDE or ATA drives and smartd/smartctl installed.
What does it fix?
This patch fixes 2 issues:
- Hardware Sentry now supports the newest versions of SmartMonTools.
- Hardware Sentry did not properly interpret S.M.A.R.T. values for ATA drives.
How to install the patch?
Install the MS_HW_SmartMonLinux.hdf file in the $PATROL_HOME/lib/MS_HW_hdf directory of the managed server. Re-initialize Hardware Sentry for the patch to take effect. Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.