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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 " ", created by Claudio Kuntzler, the .

The latest version of the check plugin is availible here: here and a pre-built management pack can be downloaded from the "Contributed management packs" section of the knowledge base.

Plugin installation

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

Check Command

  • 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:

Code Block
$USER1$/custom/ -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:

Code Block
Service Name: Disk Status
check_command: check_equalogic


check_command_args: public!disk