ZFS Health


Renowned Member
Jul 28, 2011
I installed Proxmox 4 on two 4TB drives with ZFS RAID1. How can I tell the health status of the RAID array? Will it email me etc if one drive fails?
If you want to get informed of failure you must set up the zed client.
edit the config in /etc/zfs/zed.d/zed.rc
I use a weekly cronjob for scrubbing my ZFS pool "zfsspace".

> nano /etc/cron.weekly/zfs-scrub-weekly


# set PATH

# set pool name

# start scrub
zpool scrub "$ZFS_POOL"

> chmod +x /etc/cron.weekly/zfs-scrub-weekly

and I send this my root email address, configured in etc/zfs/zed.d/zed.rc
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