S.M.A.R.T. (SMART) Monitoring With Nagios

S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a monitoring system for computer hard disk drives that provides for the detection and reporting of various indicators of reliability. It is often used for early detection of potential future failures.


Nagios provides complete monitoring of S.M.A.R.T.


Implementing effective S.M.A.R.T. monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Fast detection of storage subsystem problems
  • Early detection of potential future failures
  • Reduced risk of unexpected downtime


These Nagios solutions provide S.M.A.R.T. monitoring capabilities and benefits:

Nagios XI - The Industry Standard Monitoring Solution


Nagios XI is the most powerful IT infrastructure monitoring solution on the market. Nagios XI extends on proven, enterprise-class Open Source components to deliver the best monitoring solution for today's demanding organizational requirements.

Designed for scalability and flexibility, XI is designed to make problematic IT monitoring tasks simple, while retaining the powerful attributes of its enterprise-class foundation blocks.


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by Scott Wilkerson