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    SMART monitoring for windows powershell script

    Assuming you have SMART enabled on your windows disks, here's a powershell script that the Zabbix windows agent can use with template_smartd. While smart isn't a very good predictor of drive failure, it can alert you to heat issues. In this example, you'd call the script c:\drivetemp.ps1


    Code:
      #IT'S not my fault if you nuke your corp's domain controller hard disks....
    
    #In a nutshell, this is a powershell v.1 script that calls smartctl.exe, does stuff with the values
    #and echoes the data back to Zabbix.
    
    #Define the parameters for Zabbix to call
    param($arg1,$arg2)
    
    #YOU MUST EDIT & TEST THIS for YOUR SYSTEM.
    #start by executing smartctl.exe -a hda > disk1.txt on your system
    #then open disk1.txt and start counting lines. 
    
    #zabbix_agentd.conf line for this in windows:
    #UserParameter=system.smartd[*],C:\windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe c:\disktemp.ps1 $1 $2
    
    # below is because I'm too lazy to change the parameter names I stole from here:
    # http://www.zabbix.com/wiki/howto/monitor/os/linux/smart 
    #/dev/sda = hda in Windows
    
    if ($arg1-eq "/dev/sda") {$arg1 = "hda"}
    # WTF powershell comparison operator for equals is actually "-eq", but assignment equals is "=".
    # Sorry, I did vbscript for a long time and would prefer to spend my syntax time learning 
    # python, because that's what all the cool kids write in these days.
    if ($arg1-eq "/dev/sdb") {$arg1 = "hdb"}
    
    #requires smartmontools (windows) at the location of your choice as long as it's right on the next line
      # Execute smartctl and assign the output to a variable
        $smartctl ="c:\smartctl.exe -A " + $arg1
    # the numbers between the [] are the lines on smartctl -A output that you want
    #each drive is different and windows doesn't have that many command-line tools to get everything you want
    #so you're left to edit a script below
    $smartdata = (Invoke-Expression  $smartctl)[6..23]
    $i = 1
    do    {
    	# all the below is necessary to replace one line of string manipulation in Linux.
    	$length = $smartdata[$i].ToString().length
    	$e = $smartdata[$i].ToString().Substring(4,24).Trim() 
    	$d = $smartdata[$i].ToString().Substring(87,($length-87)).Trim()
    	# Temperature needs cleaning
    	if ($e-eq "Temperature_Celsius") {$d = $smartdata[$i].ToString().Substring(87,2) }
    	if ($e-eq $arg2) { echo $d }
    	$i=$i+1
    	#echo $i #useful for figuring out how many attributes you can get when you're debugging.
    	}
    # while number needs equal the number of your data lines. You may need to change 15 to something else.
    while ($i-le 15)

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    Missing smart data

    Hi!

    I wrote a litle powerschell for monitoring smaart data of my pc.
    Its work for first time, but than random times have missing data, what u can se on this pic:
    http://kepfeltoltes.hu/view/120725/m...toltes.hu_.png

    The pc is running but the smaart data missed for a half hour missing.
    Sometimes collect the data correctly and for an hour don't collect the data.

    And i don't know why

    Thanks For help!

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