Management and reporting tools 3. BIOS upgrade from a Linux system. You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity. If such information is easily available, monitoring tools can be written to detect and report failures. Current software for managing AAC arrays is available at Adaptec website:

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Step 2 Read information about your server with the command arcconf64 getconfig 1.

Debian Packages

Latest version seems to be provided as afaapps Some find it easier to use graphical tools. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. DB3AA Status of logical device: Hardware using acaptec driver: Details about individual drivers 3w-xxxx Hardware using this driver: However, if you want to see in example array rebuild status you will have to run:. Disabled Background consistency check: There is a GUI tool 3dm2 accessible via browser used for management and adapfec daemon that configures the RAID, monitors the disk status and sends mail on failure.


Download in other formats: Please also not that you will have to login using the root account. Is the kernel driver needed for this RAID system available in the default kernel? The following criteria is being considered: Yes hpsa Yes Yes Yes? We don’t know any current Linux distrubtion which miss theses drivers so no additional step should be required to get it working. An example looks something like this:. Ubuntu users please enable it by typing:. BIOS upgrade from a Linux system.

You can of course manage several servers remotly from the same client. Anyway, it looks powerfull and you should have a look.

Adaptec – Debian 8

Disabled Background consistency check period: With the software arcconf64 you have the possibility to control the Raid Controller of your server. Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor.

The array-info tool can extract the RAID status for cciss devices. I haven’t used it much so I won’t say more about the mail notification and tasks scheduler.


They have, amongst others, an ‘archttp’ module which enables a web interface! The process is performed in the background and can take several minutes.

It seems that some version works with some adapters some won’t. But I want to enable it, this server doesn’t store really useful data; only speed matters here You should not expect any problems with theses drivers which are known to be mature and stable.

Minimum status information is OK or degraded i. Linux kernel drivers 3.

Enter the command arcconf64 rescan 1. This file does not contain the RAID status. Debian kernel freezes rejected IO to offline devices in case array becomes downgraded ie one disk failed.