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Temperature of HDDs using S.M.A.R.T

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

This check monitors the temperature of HDDs using the information reported by S.M.A.R.T. This check works only for HDDs which report the value Temperature_Celsius via smartctl -A .

The check uses information provided by the Check_MK linux agent which are available when the agent has been extended with the smart agent plugin.

The original check has been created by Benjamin Odenthal and provided on Check_MK exchange and improved, integrated and documented by Lars Michelsen.


The device name. Example: /dev/sda


All devices reported by smartctl which support the temperature value are automatically inventorized. One service is being created for each HDD.