Physical Drive (Dell iDRAC) service

The Physical Drive (Dell iDRAC) service monitors various elements related to the status of a physical drive in a Dell PowerEdge server using the embedded integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC).

Service TypeSNMP
Instances on a Device100
Supported Systems/ApplicationsDell PowerEdge servers with integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC).
Device Class for CPU (SNMP)Servers - Management Interface
Monitored ByWindows agent, probe
Scan Interval15 minutes
SNMP IndexEnter or select the name of the drive to monitor. For a list of drives, query the device with the . SNMP OID.


Status DetailObject DescriptorsNumerical OIDDescription
Disk Name$Name1. physical name of the disk as represented in Storage Management.
The current state of the physical disk being monitored mapped as:
NormalOnline (3): RAID configuration has been assigned to the physical disk.
WarningReady (2): Physical disk is available for use but no RAID configuration has been assigned.
FailureUnknown (1): Cannot determine current state.
Foreign (4): Physical disk has been moved from another controller and contains all or some portion of a virtual disk.
Offline (5): Physical disk is not available to the RAID controller.
Blocked (6): Physical disk is currently blocked by controller.
Failed (7): Physical disk is not operational.
Non-RAID (8): Physical disk is not a RAID capable disk.
Removed (9): Physical disk has been removed.
Serial Number$SerialNo1. physical disk's unique identification number provided by the manufacturer.
Disk Capacity$DiskCapaity1. size of the physical disk (in megabytes).
Used Space (GB)$UsedSpace1. amount of used space (in gigabytes) on the physical disk.
Used Space Percentage (%)n/a n/a

Calculated using the formula:

$UsedSpace $DiskCapacity / 100.0 *

Free Space (MB)$FreeSpace1. amount of space (in megabytes) currently available on the physical disk.
Spare State$SpareState1.

The status of the array disk as a spare mapped as:

  • 1: notASpare - Physical disk is not a spare.
  • 2: dedicatedHotSpare - Physical disk is a dedicated hot spare.
  • 3: globalHotSpare - Physical disk is a global hot spare.
Display Name$DisplayName1. physical disk's friendly FQDDas represented in Storage Management.
Smart Alert$SmartAlert1. whether or not the physical disk has received a predictive failure alert.