If any of your hard disks does not support S.M.A.R.T., you can use your own custom script to view the disk status in Acronis Drive Monitor
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If any of your hard drives does not support S.M.A.R.T., you can create a custom script, that will be executed automatically according to schedule options, specified on the Alerts page.
(!) Creating a custom script requires basic scripting skills and availability of a command-line tool from the storage controller vendor.
See also S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring.
Each hard disk that does not support S.M.A.R.T. needs a separate custom script. This can be particularly true for RAID arrays, since the system accesses drives in a RAID configuration indirectly as logical volumes (instead of accessing directly as physical drives).
On the Options page you may select a required script for a drive in the Disk monitoring section.
The executable's output will be returned through the exit code and recorded to the respective log entry.
Executed custom script provides a report about disk status:
- 0 - OK: there are no errors and warnings, the disk is healthy;
- 1 - Warning: electromechanical problems occurred, the disk needs to be checked to avoid possible failure in the future;
- 2 - Critical: error: there is a serious problem with the disk, it needs urgent data backup and, probably, hardware replacement.