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Phyiscal disks of DMRaid

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: Linux

This check monitors the state of physical disks (RAID arrays) of a BIOS-controlled software raid, that is managed using the dmraid utility. The types of supported arrays can be listed using dmraid -l. The Linux agent detects such array if the dmraid command line utility is found in the shell search path.

The utility dmraid is available/installable in all linux distributions.

The check will return CRITICAL if a disk is failed or missing/removed. Otherwise it will return OK.


One item is generated per physical disk found in a DM array.


All logical disks are automatically inventorized.