Subject:

references http://blog.zwiegnet.com/linux-server/install-smart-on-centos-6-4/

 

Install SMART on CentOS 6.4

Install SMART on CentOS 6.4

SMART is especially useful on Physical Linux Boxes so you can have early detection of a bad hard drive, in theory before the failure occurs.

login and su root

 

we want to do yum search smart

 

yum install smartmontools.x86_64

 

installed!

start smart service and set it to run on startup

 

you can do the following to check if you drive is compatible

cat /var/log/messages | tail

 

to run a SMART Test use one of the following commands:

smartctl --test=short /dev/sda > /var/log/SMART/short.txt

 

smartctl --test=long/dev/sda > /var/log/SMART/long.txt

 

you may want to run the tests as a CRON job

that’s it!

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2016-01-07 19:20:28gstlouis