Monitoring plugin to check Adaptec RAID controllers
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check_adaptec_raid - Nagios/Icinga plugin to check Adaptec Raid Controller status


  • The Adaptec RAID Monitoring Plugin is a Nagios/Icinga to check the Adaptec RAID Controller for warnings or critical errors.
  • It is written in Perl and uses the arcconf command line tool to interact with the RAID Controller.

Current Version

Further information


  • Controller Status
    • Temperature
    • Defunct drives
    • Failed/Degrade drives
  • Logical Device Status
    • State
    • Failed Stripes
  • Physical Device Status
    • State
    • SMART alert flag
    • SMART warnings
    • Drive Power State
    • Failed Segments
  • If ZMM is present (unless disabled)
  • ZMM (if available)
    • Backup Unit Status
    • Non-Volatile Storage Status
    • Supercap Status
    • Temperature
    • Voltage present
    • Health

Used arcconf commands

  • arcconf GETCONFIG 1 AD
  • arcconf GETCONFIG 1 LD
  • arcconf GETCONFIG 1 PD

Installation Requirements

  • libfile-which-perl
  • arcconf

Requirements for Icinga/Nagios

  • On the system to be monitored:
    • check_adaotec_raid plugin
    • arcconf
    • sudoers entry for user nagios and arcconf (example: nagios ALL=(root) NOPASSWD:/sbin/arcconf)
  • NRPE (optional): command definition
  • On the Icinga-server:
    • command definition
    • service definition

Parameter usage (example)

./check_adaptec_raid -Tw 40 -Tc 50 -LD 0,1 -PD 1 -z 0


Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Thomas-Krenn.AG

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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