[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu RAID Management

Dave Walker DaveWalker at ubuntu.com
Sat Aug 23 09:28:28 BST 2008

Chris Rowson wrote:
> I'm configuring a server with software RAID and wondered if any of you
> have any ideas about monitoring the RAID array. Does anyone have any
> ideas about suitable applications for monitoring software RAID status
> under Ubuntu?
Hi Chris,

mdadm has it's own monitoring service, and can optionally do a decent
monthly check.  To enable it run:

$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure mdadm

Ensure you had a 'sendmail' equivalent such as postfix or
exim4-daemon-light installed.

Kind Regards,
Dave Walker

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