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Temperature of HDDs Using S.M.A.R.T

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: Linux

This check monitors the temperature of HDDs using the information reported by S.M.A.R.T. This check works only for HDDs which report the value Temperature_Celsius via smartctl -A .

The check uses information provided by the Checkmk linux agent which are available when the agent has been extended with the smart agent plugin.

The original check has been created by Benjamin Odenthal and provided on Checkmk exchange and improved, integrated and documented by Lars Michelsen.


The name of the disk. Example: /dev/sda


One service is created for each HDD on all devices reported by smartctl which support the temperature value.