Dell PERC Notifications

Hello Ninjas,

I am new to the community we are in training currently!

We are liking all the info and feed back the K1000 has access too!

I would like to collect Notifications from the PERC controller on my servers, the end result would be getting a Notifications if a drive in the array failed.

Has any one set this up or had any experience collecting any Notifications from the PERC?

Thank you

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Posted by: Nico_K 3 years ago
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you have a few possibilities to do this:
1. if the system as a iDRAC configure it to open a helpdesk ticket with any problem (this is at the machine level, so no OS is included)
2. if the system is running a supported OS install the Open Manage Server Administrator (only the instrumentation services, the full webserver is not nessesary) and run a script regulary to pull info or configure the tool to behave like Number 1 (this is at the OS level, so the OS need to run)
3. Enable SNMP on iDRAC or OS and collect the traps.

  • Thank you,
    Yes we have used this on other servers. Do you know if Dell requires a "mib" file for the SNMP We had to get one for the older server. - CEIadmin 3 years ago
    • well, there is one and it always make sense to use it.
      You can find it on the dell page - Nico_K 3 years ago
Posted by: Channeler 3 years ago
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DELL servers are able to do that on their own.

Remember the Kace works at OS / Windows level.... 

Do you have any way to collect that information via Windows? Or OS? 

Perf sounds like BIOS level... I don't think the k1000 agent will be able to help
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