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Check IBM Storwize V7000 Unified / SONAS SMB Sessions

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This bash script reports on the number of SMB sessions in an IBM Storwize V7000 Unified / SONAS system, by evaluating syslog entries in /var/log/messages.
Storwize V7000 Unified / SONAS systems report the current number of sessions to each interface node's syslog. This script collects the current value and adds it up for all nodes.
The plugin produces Nagios performance data so it can be graphed.

The actual code is managed in the following GitHub rebository - please use the Issue Tracker to ask questions, report problems or request enhancements.


It is strongly recommended to create a dedicated privileged Storwize V7000 Unified / SONAS user to be used by this script. This eases problem determination, allows for proper audit tracing and helps avoiding undesired side-effects.

To create a privileged user 'nagios' with password 'secret' on Storwize V7000 Unified / SONAS, run the following command as the Nagios operating-system user (by default called 'nagios', too):

# ssh admin@[mgmt_ip_address] mkuser nagios -p secret -g Privileged