I am using Orion Network Performance Monitor v. 8.5.1 and was wondering if there was a way to monitor free space in windows mount points. We are using mount points on our SQL clusters to overcome the drive letter limitiation.
Is it possible to monitor windows mount point freespace with Network Performance Monitor? If no there a plugin or another Orion product that will?
Powershell also offers a lot when it comes to monitoring more complex assets of an environment. The following script helped us a lot monitoring our mountpoints. Hope it is helpfull!
I don’t believe there is a way to monitor mounted volumes over SNMP. From what I can see, the only service that will provide this information is WMI.
The SNMPv2-MIB:host MIB describes drive size under windows, however local mounted drives are not displayed in this MIB.
As per this kb http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q237295/ Microsoft does not have any other specific MIB/OID to monitor such drives. Do you own ipMonitor?
Assuming the Windows server hosting the mapped drives uses quota, you can use the following WMI class:
The Win32_DiskQuotaassociation WMI class tracks disk space usage for NTFS file system volumes. A system administrator (SA) can configure Windows to prevent further disk space use, and log an event when a user exceeds a specified disk space limit. An SA can also log an event when a user exceeds a specified disk space warning level.
Status (0-Ok 1-Warning 2-Exceeded)
Then some WMI Performance Counter Monitors under APM will do the rest.
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