HP Proliant DL380e Gen8 - S.M.A.R.T. and other diagnostics in iLO

shalak

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Hello!

I'm running Proxmox 7.0, I installed the hp-ams from deb http://downloads.linux.hpe.com/SDR/repo/mcp jessie/current non-free (there was no hp-ams in buster nor in stretch repos.

I'm running RAID-1 and RAID-6 on P40 in this machine - how can I see the diagnostics od hard drives? Proxmox GUI show "UNKNOWN" in the S.M.A.R.T. column and showing full report produces Error getting S.M.A.R.T. data: Exit code: 1 (500).

When I open the Proliants iLO GUI, all I can see that given disk has "Status: OK", nothing fancy.

How can I monitor the health of my drives?
 
AFAIK, the HP controllers don't pass the SMART data to the host OS
 
AFAIK, the HP controllers don't pass the SMART data to the host OS

That's a bummer. I was hoping that installing hp-ams would enable this kind of diagnostics to be available somewhere - either in host OS or in iLO interface.

But still, there must be a way to monitor this kind of stuff.
 
I'm running into the same issue on a dl80 gen9 with an h240 HBA installed. It's weird to me that when I was using the built in b140i smart data was able to be read by proxmox.

I assume no one has found a work around for this? I'm mostly interested in reading SSD wear
 

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