Monitoring QNAP NAS system

eG Enterprise offers a specialized and dedicated monitoring model for the QNAP NAS system that monitors the core functions and hardware components of the QNAP NAS system, and proactively alerts administrators to the abnormalities in the performance of the storage system, so that the anamolies are rectified before the occurance of any data loss.

layer model

Figure 1 : The layer model of the QNAP NAS system

Using the metrics reported, administrators can find quick and accurate answers for the following performance questions:

  • What is the current state of each disk in the QNAP NAS system?
  • What is the capacity and the current operational temperature of each disk?
  • What is the current state of each disk volume?
  • Is each disk volume adequately spaced?
  • How well each disk volume is utilized?
  • What is the current operational speed of each fan in the QNAP NAS system?
  • What is the current CPU/memory utilization of the QNAP NAS system?
  • Is there adequate free memory available for the operation of the system?
  • What is the current temperature of the QNAP NAS system?
  • What is the uptime of the QNAP NAS system and how long it has been since the system was last rebooted?
  • How many event trap messages have been sent from the QNAP NAS system?