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 Type SNMP
Instances on a Device 100
Supported Systems/Applications Model PS6100 Dell EqualLogic SANs running v6.0.2 firmware
Device Class Server - Generic and Server - Windows
Monitored By Windows probe
Scan Interval 5 minutes
Drive Identifier Enter the name of the physical drive to monitor. For a list of the physical drives, query the EqualLogic SAN with the SNMP OID.


Metric Name OID/Calculation Description
Drive Status Description

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

1 On-line The disk is used in the RAID set.
2 Spare The disk is not currently used by a RAID configuration but may be used when status of a currently on-line disk changes.
3 Failed Either the disk is faulty or when there is no power.
4 Offline The disk doesn't fall into any of these other categories.
5 Alt-sig
6 Too-small The drive is too small to be used. The drive cannot be converted to spare.
7 History-of-failures The drive has a history of failures. The drive can be converted to spare.
8 Unsupported-version The drive label is from a later release. The drive can be converted to spare.
9 Unhealthy The drive is unhealthy.
10 Replacement The drive is a replacement drive.
11 Encrypted The drive is encrypted and cannot be decrypted.
12 NotApproved The drive is not DELL approved.
13 Preempt-failed The drive is off-line due to excessive errors.
Disk Serial Number The serial number of the physical drive.
Disk Model Number The model name and/or number of the physical drive.
Disk Model Revision Number The firmware revision number of the physical drive.
Disk Error Count The number of disk errors that have taken place since the physical drive was last powered on.
Disk Capacity (MB) The size of the physical drive.