To monitor hardware and system status of Dell Equallogic devices you must install a third-party check plugin.
The plugin of choice in this matter is "check_equalogic.pl ", created by Claudio Kuntzler, the .
The latest version of the check plugin is availible here: http://www.claudiokuenzler.com/nagios-plugins/check_equallogic.phpavailable here and a pre-built management pack can be downloaded from the "Contributed management packs" section of the knowledge base.
It's pretty easy to accomplish this:
- Download the plugin from the link above
- Add Move it to the "/opt/plugins/custom" directory on the Monitor server
- Create a checkcommand check commands in op5 Monitor
- for manual configuration or install the management pack.
Example check commands can be found here or below
Creating the check Command
The following is an example of a check command configuration:
$USER1$/custom/check_equallogic.sh -H $HOSTADDRESS$ -C '$ARG1$' -t $ARG2$ -w $ARG3$ -c $ARG4$
Adding a service
Example: to monitor disk health
Service Name: Disk Status
The check plugin can monitor many aspects of the Equallogic devices. In this example we will configure monitoring of hard drive health.
Create a new service on the Equallogic host and add the following configuration parameters:
Service Name: Disk Status check_command: check_equalogic