Physical Drive (EqualLogic) service

The Physical Drive (EqualLogic) service monitors the overall status of a physical drive attached to a Model PS6100 Dell EqualLogic SAN running v6.0.2 firmware.

Service TypeSNMP
Instances on a Device100
Supported Systems/ApplicationsModel PS6100 Dell EqualLogic SANs running v6.0.2 firmware
Device ClassServer - Generic and Server - Windows
Monitored ByWindows probe
Scan Interval5 minutes
Drive IdentifierEnter the name of the physical drive to monitor. For a list of the physical drives, query the EqualLogic SAN with the SNMP OID.


Metric NameOID/CalculationDescription
Drive Status Description1.

Describes the current status of the physical drive. The possible values are:

1On-lineThe disk is used in the RAID set.
2SpareThe disk is not currently used by a RAID configuration but may be used when status of a currently on-line disk changes.
3FailedEither the disk is faulty or when there is no power.
4OfflineThe disk doesn't fall into any of these other categories.
6Too-smallThe drive is too small to be used. The drive cannot be converted to spare.
7History-of-failuresThe drive has a history of failures. The drive can be converted to spare.
8Unsupported-versionThe drive label is from a later release. The drive can be converted to spare.
9UnhealthyThe drive is unhealthy.
10ReplacementThe drive is a replacement drive.
11EncryptedThe drive is encrypted and cannot be decrypted.
12NotApprovedThe drive is not DELL approved.
13Preempt-failedThe drive is off-line due to excessive errors.
Disk Serial Number1. serial number of the physical drive.
Disk Model Number1. model name and/or number of the physical drive.
Disk Model Revision Number1. firmware revision number of the physical drive.
Disk Error Count1. number of disk errors that have taken place since the physical drive was last powered on.
Disk Capacity (MB) size of the physical drive.