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Monitoring Hardware Status of HD in a Fujitsu Server running Vmware 5.1

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What is the recomended way to monitor the Hardware Status of Hard Disks in PRTG Network Monitor? Server Hardware: Fujitsu RX300 OS: Vmware 5.1. Vcenter 5.5 Available. Using the Fujitsu CIM Provider or the Server View Plug In and what are the necessary steps or the necessary sensors?

fujitsu hard-disk sensor status vmware

Created on May 15, 2014 3:52:25 PM by  Ralf (0) 1



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Hello,

thank you very much for your KB-Post. Did you already try the VMware Host Hardware Status (SOAP) Sensor? Otherwise, you could try using SNMP. Please check if Fujitsu offers any MIB-Files that you can import with our MIB-Importer to monitor the target then with SNMP Library Sensors.

best regards.

Created on May 20, 2014 11:08:09 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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Hello,

yes I tryed the SOAP sensor. But the sensor gives no informations about the disk status. I'm in contact with Fujitsu to get some CIM providers to read the informations in Vmware. Then I guess it is possible to read the disk status using the SOAP Sensor. The MIB-Files I didn't used up to now. Will try this too.

Thanks

Created on May 20, 2014 11:36:44 AM by  Ralf (0) 1



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