New Solaris features: Notifications from the Fault Management Architecture
The notification framework in Solaris is not only able to notify you of problems with services. As you may know, the fault management architecture monitors the hardware of a Solaris system. With the fmdump command you can retrieve the information. For example you get this informatoin when you unplug an USB stick with an active ZFS filesystem:
Wouldn’t it be nice to receive this and similar information about the failure of components. It’s really simple to configure. However i assume , that you’ve already installed smtp-notify package with
To configure the notification, you just have to configure the target mail adress for the mails.
To check the configuration you can use the listnotify command:
When you unplug the USB-stick with while the ZFS pool is imported, you will find a mail like this one in your mailbox: