Same source requirements as the CLI tools. Both tools are available as Debian packages from http: Volume 1 Block Size of member drives: So, you’re supposed to keep write cache disabled if your controller doesn’t have any battery pack. This command will report all important informations. It also handles failure detection and report it by mail and syslog.

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LinuxRaidForAdmins – Debian Wiki

There is a GUI tool 3dm2 accessible via browser used for management and monitoring daemon that configures the RAID, monitors the disk status and sends mail on failure.

Here is an example:. Download all attachments as: Hosting sponsored by http: Enabled Command completed successfully. A xebian detecting status changes and reporting to syslog as SNMP traps is packaged as cpqarrayd. Enter the command arcconf64 rescan 1.

Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

So here is current config: Please check with apt-cache policy arcconf the different version available and do an apt pinning if latest doesn’t fit adapptec adapter. At the end of aacraid section is the old information on tools available on Dell website, which may be useful for older distributions and controllers.


Not aware of adaptef method of detecting the status for this RAID. It also handle unexpected output changes and reminders until the status is fine again. This is a must when maintaining a lot of machines using for instance a serial line console.

Adaptec – Debian 8

In most cases the reconstruction of the raid starts automatically. Full rpm Supported Power States: The following criteria is being considered: By default, this is the case. No battery pack on the controller, and thus, write cache disabled.

Minimum status information is OK or degraded i. LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified Latest version seems to be provided as afaapps Volume 0 Block Size of member drives: If such information is easily available, monitoring tools can be written to detect and report failures.

Manage Hardware Raid with Built-In Adaptec Controller

Well, you really have to see it. Please aaptec not that you will have to login using the root account. Display the server events with the command arcconf64 getlogs event. Step 2 Read information about your server with the command arcconf64 getconfig 1.


I haven’t used it much so I won’t say more about the mail notification and tasks scheduler. For a remote use, install adaptec-storage-manager-agent on the server and adaptec-storage-manager-gui on the client. Anyway, debbian looks powerfull and you should have a look.

Before rebuilding a hardware raid, make sure that the Automatic Failover option is enabled. Is the kernel driver needed for this RAID system available xebian the default kernel?

Adaptec supports Linux and provide an opensource kernel driver which has been part of Linux for ages. It also handles failure detection and report it by mail and syslog. The process is performed in the background and can take several minutes. There are Debian packages of both tools available from adaptecc