Server Disk and HP Storage Array Health Monitoring Software

mikensales used Ask the Experts™
looking for a solution that will monitor hard drives in a HP Storage Array and on existing servers in our clients network.  Looking for a solution that monitor read errors, hard drive space, hard drive performance and whether or not the hard drive is getting ready to fail.

Would like the software to be able to provide reports and email notifications on upcoming failures or issues with the hard drives.

The monitoring software has to be holistic and granular in nature.
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Top Expert 2014
I'm not sure what you mean by holistic and granular but Proliant 300 series and above come with Systems Insight Manager which will alert an insight manager server with SNMP traps and WBEM and the insight manager server can be set to send emails, alert pagers etc.



Very true. I'm looking for an alternative to Insight Manager.  Something more proactive to tell me read errors and over health of the hard drives.  
On my server I have HP Online Diagnostics installed and it does alert me when a drive is having errors and is about to fail. As a matter of fact, this just happened 2 weeks ago.

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