Wojciech J. Kalka

Monitoring LSI Raids on VSphere up to 6.5 Hack

Since I can not get the lsi provider to run on some servers we use, I created some scripts how to monitor your raid. It is a temporary solution but it works well until we have something better.

Things you need to know

How to create a custom firewall rule in VSphere - https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2008226

Restart Cron on Vmware - https://www.reddit.com/r/vmware/comments/2wclmk/esx_60_and_cron_jobs_how/

Here is the original post I changed and updated his idea some .. http://timjacobs.blogspot.com/2008/05/installing-lsi-logic-raid-monitoring.html

I am thinking of putting the monitoring into check_mk one day, check out check_mk if you do not know it https://mathias-kettner.de/check_mk_download.php?HTML=yes