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raid hard disc monitoring daemon for linux servers

Project description


Monitoring hard discs in a raid system on linux servers. Raid Guard runs as a daemon and will send mails on specific events.


MIT License


  • Only tested on a linux server


  • runs as a daemon.
  • send a mail if a hard drive loss.
  • setup via configuration file.



Installation / Deinstallation

with pip

pip install raid-guard

pip uninstall raid-guard


  1. Unpack your package.
  2. Open a terminal and change to the folder which contains the and type
python install


  • edit the /usr/share/raid_guard/raid_guard.ini an copy it to /root/.raid_guard.ini or start the prog the first time and the ini file will copied automaticly to root.
  • Add an entry into the /etc/rc.local file: /usr/local/bin/raid_guard start


raid_guard [options]

options are: start, stop, status, help, test, logfile


  • The logfile is stored at /var/log/raid_guard.log

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