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Monitoring Disk Drives on Windows

Learn how to Monitor all your disk drives on Microsoft Windows Hosts

You can monitor the total size as well as the available free space of all disk drives that are attached to a MS Windows host by using the check_wmi_plus.pl plugin set up in the following format:

check_wmi_plus.pl --IgnoreMyOutDatedPerlModuleVersions -H 
$HOSTADDRESS$ -u %WINCREDENTIALS:1% -p %WINCREDENTIALS:2% -m 
checkdrivesize -a . -w _Used%=90

The previous example would return the following results:

MONITORED BY: vlpmonapp01
RETURN CODE: 1 (WARNING)
OUTPUT:
OK - C: Total=63.38GB, Used=17.00GB (26.8%), Free=46.38GB (73.2%) OK
 - D: Total=341.80GB, Used=3.52GB (1.0%), Free=338.28GB (99.0%) OK - E: 
Total=343.46GB, Used=0.26GB (0.1%), Free=343.20GB (99.9%) OK - F: 
Total=78.12GB, Used=1.27GB (1.6%), Free=76.86GB (98.4%) WARNING - 
[Triggered by _Used%>90] - P: Total=9.77GB, Used=8.87GB (90.8%), 
Free=0.90GB (9.2%) |'C: Space'=17.00GB; 'C: Utilisation'=26.8%;90; 'D: 
Space'=3.52GB; 'D: Utilisation'=1.0%;90; 'E: Space'=0.26GB; 'E: 
Utilisation'=0.1%;90; 'F: Space'=1.27GB; 'F: Utilisation'=1.6%;90; 'P: 
Space'=8.87GB; 'P: Utilisation'=90.8%;90;

Using the examples noted above, you can monitor all disk drives that are attached to a MS Windows host simultaneously without needing to specify each of them individually.

Monitoring Disk Drives on Windows

Learn how to Monitor all your disk drives on Microsoft Windows Hosts