How to tell if one Physical Volume member of LVM has failed without opening the case.

I'm running a server with Ubuntu 14.04 and LVM set up. I have several physical drives set up as members of a Volume group and then a logical volume. Everything about LVM is set up properly, but lately I have noticed that some files are missing. Does LVM have a tool to test the PV's and tell you if one has failed? What's the easiest way?
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Jeff swicegoodTechnicianAsked:
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savoneCommented:
Yes, That is what SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) is for.
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savoneCommented:
In redhat there is an LVM partition manager.  You can find its options with:

lvm help

You can see your physical volumes with:

pvs
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Jeff swicegoodTechnicianAuthor Commented:
Ok. that reminded me of a utility, smartctl. The result of

smartctl -t short /dev/sdc is passed
smartctl -t short /dev/sdd is passed

Can I trust the SMART status?
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SandyCommented:
LVM doesn't have tool to test about PV health but you can check the underline device with SMART.

TY/SA
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