How to see if your hard disk is failing on a PA-200

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How to see if your hard disk is failing on a PA-200

I have RMA'd two units now that have had FAILING_NOW in their logs. One of the units was exhibiting odd unreliable behaviors. After RMA I dropped the same OS, config file and state on the device. Problems went away.

 

From CLI:

> less mp-log mp-monitor.log

It starts from 0% (to quit, press q)

To search a keyword, you have to press / and enter a keyword.

Ex.

Press / and enter FAILING_NOW

Press n —> next
Press q to quit

 

2016-12-01 07:06:26.030 -0600 --- memory
Last 180 seconds
Type Free (kB) min (kB) Total (kB)
Mem 330248 330248 2575632
Swap 7996 7996 7996
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...skipping...
167 Unknown_Attribute 0x0000 100 100 100 Old_age Offline FAILING_NOW 359

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2016-12-01 07:07:22.232 -0600 --- logging_status
Logging-Status
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