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MSA P2000 SAS enclosure



Is there a way to monitor a MSA P2000 SAS Enclosure (G3) with PRTG?

The only thing I would like to now is the hard disk status.

Any help will be appreciated.

Best Regards,

enclosure harddisk hp

Created on Sep 3, 2012 12:05:34 PM

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You will have to create your own snmp lib I was able to Monitor the Overall Status by Importing the MIB File called fa-mib40.mib (you can get it from the p2000 Download Page at HP)
The only OIDs you will Need are in the Section

There you got Connunit state and Connunit Status

But be careful, with the newest Firmware there seems to be a Bug, SNMP doesnt work with it at the Moment, got an open Case with HP already about it.

Best Regards

Created on Sep 4, 2012 5:38:50 AM

Last change on Sep 4, 2012 7:16:57 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]




Thanks for your answer. When I enter the OID into the snmptester, I receive the message "No such name (error #2). Is this because of the new firmware?

I also downloaded the fa-mib40.mib, but I don't see the section you describe. (

Kind regards,


Created on Sep 4, 2012 11:11:48 AM



When you Import the fa-mib40.mib you have:

conn unit: #[]

Under this you have:

conn unit state
conn unit Status

With the current Firmware I am also not able to get an SNMP answer via SNMP Tester. When you use the MIB in PRTG itself you should get "No Response" or something similiar. But of course you have to activate SNMP itself inside the P2000 Management

With the end of the Month HP will release a new Firmware that should resolve the Problem.

Created on Sep 5, 2012 5:40:01 AM

Last change on Sep 5, 2012 9:06:06 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Has there been any update to this?

I am also looking to monitor Disk status on an MSA2000 p3.

I'm in the same boat as many others, we'd like to replace HP-SIM with PRTG, but need to be able to get the SNMP hardware monitoring working before we can take the plunge.

I do not want to mess with firmware updates on a production array unless I know the problem is fixed.

Created on Jan 13, 2013 9:23:15 PM



As of PRTG 14.1.9, you can use native PRTG sensors to monitor HP SANs via SSH (e.g., the HP P2000):

Created on Mar 20, 2014 5:49:29 PM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]

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