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Overview

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Description

Monitoring hard discs in a raid system on linux servers. Raid Guard runs as a daemon and will send mails on specific events.

License

MIT License

Notes

  • Only tested on a linux server

Features

  • runs as a daemon.
  • send a mail if a hard drive loss.
  • setup via configuration file.

Installation

Dependences

Installation / Deinstallation

with pip

pip install raid-guard

pip uninstall raid-guard

or setup.py

  1. Unpack your package.
  2. Open a terminal and change to the folder which contains the setup.py and type
python setup.py install

Setup

  • edit the /usr/share/raid_guard/raid_guard.ini an copy it to /root/.raid_guard.ini or start the prog the first time and the ini file will copied automaticly to root.
  • Add an entry into the /etc/rc.local file: /usr/local/bin/raid_guard start

Usage

raid_guard [options]

options are: start, stop, status, help, test, logfile

Hints

  • The logfile is stored at /var/log/raid_guard.log