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Monitor S.M.A.R.T status of SATA drives on Windows Server 2008 R2



Hi guys,

Wondering if anyone could help me with some simple sensor for monitoring the SMART status of SATA drives attached directly to motherboard SATA ports, on a desktop machine running Server 2008 R2

The HDD Health sensor I have found in PRTG only works on IDE drives seemingly.

I would be happy to use SNMP, WMI or EXE/Custom Script sensor.

Feedback appreciated.

check hdd smart snmp status

Created on May 4, 2014 11:12:48 PM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Unfortunately, it seems the SMART-"values" of SATA drives are not registered in the WMI Classes like IDE-Drives. In the moment, we do not have a suggestion / inbuilt sensor to monitor this on desktop machines I'm afraid.
On servers it might be possible to use our SNMP Hardware sensors (IBM, Dell, Cisco, HP), which give a lot of hardware-level information.

best regards.

Created on May 6, 2014 1:06:33 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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