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Monitoring I/O on a SAN: HP MSA 2040



I have succesfully added a nice set of monitoring sensors in PRTG, but I am missing an sensor to monitor the I/O load on the SAN. Is there any available ?

hp san ssh storage

Created on Dec 23, 2014 8:31:38 AM

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Dear Henk van Beek

The SSH SAN Physical Disk sensor shows the total IOs. Current I/O load cannot be monitored out of the box.

Created on Dec 24, 2014 2:10:40 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



Hi Henk,

You wil need to download a MIB file for the device from the vendor or from http://www.oidview.com and convert it to an OID file using Paesslers MIB Importer and Converter.

Next you can create a new SNMP Library Sensor that will use the OID file that you created.

Created on Dec 24, 2014 2:21:35 PM




I added the MIBs but I don't know which value to choose to monitor the disk I/O. Can you help me?

Regards Tatiana Stampfli

Created on Feb 4, 2015 11:57:18 AM



Hi Tatiana,
Please check with your vendor which OID refers to the IO you want to monitor. As I neither know the device you are using nor your configuration, I'm not able to help here. Sorry.
Best regards

Created on Feb 5, 2015 12:46:43 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



Guys, have you any success with the question? I have the same task! I confused with SNMP monitoring, because i can see device info only with SSH.

Created on Dec 6, 2018 1:17:36 PM



Hi Vasily,

have you already tried the suggestion in this post?

Kind regards

Andreas Günther
Tech Support, Paessler AG

[email protected]

Created on Dec 7, 2018 11:00:50 AM by  Andreas Günther [Paessler Support]

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