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Commands for monitoring the health of your system

You can use the system health commands to display information about the health of system resources, to respond to alerts, to configure future alerts, and to display information about how health monitoring is configured.

Displaying health status

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Display the health status of the system, which reflects the overall status of individual health monitors system health status show
Display the health status of subsystems for which health monitoring is available system health subsystem show

Displaying the status of node connectivity

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Display the status of shelves from the node-level view, along with other information, such as the owner node, shelf name, and how many disks and paths the shelf has

system health node-connectivity shelf show
Note: Use the -instance parameter to display detailed information about each shelf.

Display the status of disks, along with other information, such as the owner node, disk name and bay number, and the number of paths to the disk

system health node-connectivity disk show
Note: Use the -instance parameter to display detailed information about each disk.

Display the status of adapters, along with other information, such as the owner node, whether they are used and enabled, and the number of shelves attached

system health node-connectivity adapter show
Note: Use the -instance parameter to display detailed information about each adapter.

Responding to generated alerts

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Display information about generated alerts, such as the resource and node where the alert was triggered, and the alert's severity and probable cause.

system health alert show
Note: Use the -instance parameter to display detailed information about each generated alert. Use other parameters to filter the list of alerts—for example, by node, resource, severity, and so on.

Indicate that someone is working on an alert

system health alert modify with the -acknowledge parameter

Suppress a subsequent alert so that it does not affect the health status of a subsystem

system health alert modify with the -suppress parameter

Delete an alert that was not automatically cleared

system health alert delete

Display information about the AutoSupport messages that alerts triggered within the last week—for example, to determine if an alert triggered an AutoSupport message

system health autosupport trigger history show

Configuring future alerts

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Enable or disable the policy that controls whether a specific resource state raises a specific alert

system health policy definition modify

Displaying information about how health monitoring is configured

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Display information about health monitors, such as their nodes, names, subsystems, and status

system health config show
Note: Use the-instance parameter to display detailed information about each health monitor.

Display information about the alerts that a health monitor can potentially generate

system health alert definition show
Note: Use the-instance parameter to display detailed information about each alert definition.

Display information about health monitor policies, which determine when alerts are raised

system health policy definition show
Note: Use the -instance parameter to display detailed information about each policy. Use other parameters to filter the list of alerts—for example, by policy status (enabled or not), health monitor, alert, and so on.

For more information, see the man pages for the commands.