Fan Status (Intel) service

The Fan (Intel) Status service monitors the status and speed of specified fans for devices that use Intel motherboards and that have the Intel SMS software installed.

Special Note

This service operates in conjunction with the vendor-supplied hardware agent and requires SNMP to be configured so that it is accessible from both the N-able N-central Agent and the N-able N-central Probe.

The following are the requirements in order to associate this service with a device:

  • The device must undergo discovery using a Probe-based asset scan.
  • You need to enable SNMP enabled on the device on the Properties tab of the device.
  • Once you enable SNMP for the device, you need to configure a community string. The default community string is public.
Service TypeSNMP
Instances on a Device10
Supported Systems/ApplicationsDevices using an Intel motherboard with the Intel SMS software installed
Device ClassServer - Generic, Server - Windows
Monitored ByWindows probe
Scan Interval5 minutes


Metric NameOID/CalculationDescription
Fan Status1.

The fan status is mapped as...

  • Normal: 3
  • Warning: 1, 2, 4
  • Failed: 5, 6

...where the values are...

  • 1: Other
  • 2: Unknown
  • 3: OK
  • 4: Non-critical
  • 5, 6: Critical or Non-recoverable
Fan Status Description1.

Describes the status of the fan:

  • Other
  • Unknown
  • OK
  • Non-Critical
  • Critical or Non-recoverable
Fan Speed (RPM) speed that the fan is turning as measured.