Just some notes on setting up temperature monitoring and alerting on CentOS/RHEL running on HP ProLiant. The first step is to install lm_sensors:

Now we need to install hddtemp package:

Enable HP software delivery repo by following these instructions. The basic process goes something like this:

Make sure to insert the correct flavor, version, arch, and repo rev. Now you can install a couple useful components of HP’s MCP hairball:

To get power supply status, fan speed, and temperature readings:


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