MegaMon RAID monitoring for MegaRAID-based cards
Cleverly hidden RAID monitoring tool for MegaRAID cards. Creates a log file at /var/log/megaserv.log that spits out all kinds of useful data — patrol reads, battery cycles, SMART status changes, sense key changes, etc. Can be configured to email x address upon errors, such as… well… a failed drive, for example. Also installs MegaCtrl, which is a CLI interface to the RAID card and allows for scriptable actions, such as deleting a logical drive.
Installing MegaMon is easy, as it’s a standard RHEL rpm, contained within the PERC/CERC tools found here. Included in that tgz is the MegaMon rpm. Install and `service raidmon start` and you’re good to go!