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Configuring S.M.A.R.T.

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Last Modified 2022-08-05 10:21 EDT

S.M.A.R.T. Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) is an industry standard. It performs disk monitoring and testing. Several different kinds of self-tests check disks for problems.

Click the in Services > S.M.A.R.T. to configure the service.

ServicesSMARTOptions

General Options

NameDescription
Check IntervalEnter number of minutes to determine how often the smartd daemon monitors for configured tests to be run.
Power ModeSelect from dropdown list: Never, Sleep, Standby or Idle. Tests only run with Never.
DifferenceEnter in degrees Celsius. S.M.A.R.T. sends alerts if the temperature of a drive changes by N degrees Celsius since the last report.
InformationalEnter in degrees Celsius. S.M.A.R.T. sends messages with a log level of LOG_INFO if the temperature exceeds the threshold.
CriticalEnter in degrees Celsius. S.M.A.R.T. sends messages with a log level of LOG_CRIT if the temperature exceeds the threshold.

Service Activation

Click SAVE when finished configuring the server or client service. Start the service by clicking the related toggle in Services. To check the current state of the service, hover over the toggle.

Selecting Start Automatically starts the service whenever TrueNAS completes booting. The network and data pools must be running.

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