Patches

P1017 - MS_HW_SmartMonLinux.hdf

Aug 19, 2006
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.3.00,1.3.01

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Patch content

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.